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.  

NOTICE OF RELOCATION:  The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office is moving. During this transition between the dates of September 8th, 2023, and September 22nd, 2023, services may be limited. In addition, on Monday, September 11th, 2023, and possibly Tuesday, September 12th, 2023, our phone lines and internet access will be down as services are switched over. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your patience. 


Effective September 11th, 2023, our new address will be:


WV State Fire Commission

State Fire Marshal - 4th Floor North

1700 MacCorkle Ave. S.E.

Charleston, WV 25314​



Online Services

Staff Listing: 

Division Director
Deputy State Fire Marshal - David "Mark" Stewart​
(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 - Vacant
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20766

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

 Regulatory & ​Licensing Support Specialist II - Renee Ward​
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20759

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