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.  


The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office has moved. Please see the new address below.


WV State Fire Commission

State Fire Marshal - 4th Floor North

1700 MacCorkle Ave. S.E.

Charleston, WV 25314​

This is a secure site. Please contact 304-558-2191 for information on how to drop off licensing applications/renewals.



Online Services

Staff Listing: 

Division Director
Administrative Services Manager I - Kayla "Bess" Burns​
(304) 558-2191​​ 
​Office Staff
Administrative Service Assistant II - Vacant
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 

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

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

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

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

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