Building Code Official

Authority:  WV Code Chapter 29, Article 3, Section 5b(c), Legislative Rule Title 87, Series 7

Effective: August 1, 2016

All persons employed or serving as a public building code official, building code inspector, or building code plans examiner shall be certified by the WV State Fire Commission in his/her respective classification. 

Building Code Official Application

Legislative Rule, Certification of Building Code Officials

Download Legislative Rule, State Building Code

Certification Process

  1. Complete the application and all supporting documentation and fees.  Normally will require copies of jurisdictional adoption of State Building Code and letters of employment.
  2. Expect certifications to be returned within fifteen (15) days after receipt.