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 Notices:


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

If you have questions regarding these matters,​ please contact the Regulatory & Licensing Division 
at 304-558-2191 and select option 1. ​​


Online Services

Staff Listing: 

Division Director
Deputy State Fire Marshal - David Blaylock
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20744
 Office Staff
Administrative Service Assistant II - Kayla "Bess" Burns
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20745​

Administrative Services Assistant I - Vacant​
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20760

 Regulatory Licensing Support Specialist II - Alicia Cook
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20758

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

 Regulatory Licensing Support Specialist II - Dawn Owens
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20753​