Business License Program

The City of Weirton Business License Program issues new and renews existing business licenses on an annual basis.  A City business license is valid from January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year.  The City of Weirton does not prorate the business license fee.

No Business License will be processed unless the application is filled out completely, a copy of your West Virginia Business Registration Certificate is included, and be in good standing with the City of Weirton including payment of the Police and Fire Service fees, filing, and payment of both B&O Tax and the Municipal Service Fee.

Registering Your Business

Please be aware that it is a requirement that every applicant for a city business license to present its State of West Virginia Business Registration Certificate prior to applying for the City business license.

To obtain a West Virginia Business Registration Certificate, contact the West Virginia Secretary of State or the West Virginia State Tax Department.
By registering with the West Virginia Secretary of State, the business will also be registering with the State Tax Department.

West Virginia: Guide to Register Your Business with the State (PDF

Business License Applications