Building, Site & Infrastructure Division

The City Building, Site & Infrastructure Division administers and enforces the West Virginia State Building Code and the zoning ordinances for both the City.  The department ensures the health, safety and welfare of the public and strives to support the City’s Strategic Plan goals of a safe and secure community and thriving, livable neighborhoods.
The administrative office is on the second floor of City Hall, 312 S. Mildred Street. For information or directions, call City Hall at (304) 725-1010 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.


  • Provides permit processing services to the public
  • Reviews all building and site construction plans in a coordinated and efficient manner to ensure compliance with the Building Code and Subdivision Ordinance
  • Inspects buildings under construction to ensure that they comply with these codes
  • Issues Certificate of Occupancy/Compliance
  • Provides information to citizens regarding home improvement regulations, demolition and asbestos removal
To ensure compliance with codes and regulations to achieve public life, safety and accessibility standards.