How do I get a building permit?
  1. Print a copy of our Zoning & Building Permit application. (If you are building a new structure)
    Print a copy of our Replace Existing Building Permit application. (If you are making a repair or replacing an existing build) 
  2. Complete your application accordingly. Make sure that any additional data requested by your application is gathered. (Examples: Site Plans, Setbacks)
  3. Mail your application to Attention: Inspections Department, 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton, WV 26062
    Email your application to Pam Fair, Administrative Assistant.
    Visit our office and drop off your paperwork. 
  4. Pay your application fee via Cash, Check or Credit Card. Replace Existing projects do not have an application fee. If you are paying by credit card, Write on the top of your application that you wish to pay be credit card and include the phone number our office should call to collect payment. 
  5. Upon receipt of the application, paperwork, and application payment, We will start the approval process which takes 1-2 weeks.
    Replace Existing projects usually take 24-48 hours for approval. 
  6. Once your application has gone through our approval process, We will call or email you the cost of your Building Permit. You will be able to pay for your permit with Check or Credit Card. 
  7. Once your payment has been received, You can come to the Inspections Office to sign and receive your Building Permit. 

At any time during the process, You may call our office at 304-797-8500 Ext. 1005 or email Pam Fair for assistance. 

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