When is a Permit Required?

Most construction projects within the City of Weirton require a building permit. Below is a list of common construction projects that require a building permit. If you're still unsure if you need a permit, call our office at 1.304.797.8500 Ext. 1005 and we will be happy to assist you. 

Common Projects Requiring A Building Permit

  • New Buildings
  • Additions
  • Residential Work (Decks, Porches, Patios, Garages, Fences, Retaining Walls, Fireplaces, Water Heaters, Etc.)
  • Renovations (Garage Conversions, Basement Furnishings, Kitchen Expansions, Re-Roofing, Etc.)
  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Installation of Electrical Outlets
  • Replacement of Windows
  • HVAC Systems (Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning)
  • Remodeling Kitchens or Bathrooms
  • Installation of Pool, Spa, or Hot Tub

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