Regulatory and Licensing Division

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mission and Responsibilities:

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office, Regulatory and Licensing Division is responsible for duties which include, but are not limited to administration and enforcement of the following programs state-wide: Electrical Licensing, Building Code Officials, Electrical Inspectors, Fire Protection Workers, Fireworks Permitting, Home Inspectors, Pyrotechnicians, and the storage and handling of Explosives.  

Important Notice:​

2022 Electrical Exams are​ based on the 2020 NEC Code Book. 



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Staff Listing: 

Division Director
Deputy State Fire Marshal - David Blaylock​
(304) 558-2191​
 Office Staff
Administrative Service Assistant II - Kayla "Bess" Burns
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20745​

Administrative Services Assistant I - Dawn Owens
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20753

 Regulatory & Licensing Support Specialist II - Rachel Gates
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20766

 Regulatory & Licensing Support Specialist II - Kathleen Boggess
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20759

 Regulatory & ​Licensing Support Specialist II - Mary Smith​
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20762

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