About the Department
The Department of Building Inspections & Code Enforcement is responsible for the city-wide review and inspection of property to assure compliance with the State of West Virginia and the City of Weirton Building and Property Maintenance Codes. The Department also enforces the City of Weirton’s Codified Ordinances including the Unified Development Ordinance. The Department is under the direction of Code Official, Matthew Burksey and under the jurisdiction of Planning & Development Director, Mark Miller.
Matt Burskey, Code Official
Matt serves as Head of the Department of Code Enforcement and Inspections. Matt is the Chief Enforcement Official enforcing the city ordinances, while ensuring compliance with city policies, codes, and regulations while following the 2018 International Code Council standards. Matt assigns all cases to the Inspectors and oversees their progress.
Building Inspectors and Environmental Control Officer
Our Building Inspectors and Environmental Control Officer enforce the city ordinances, while ensuring compliance with city policies, codes, and regulations while following the 2018 International Code Council standards. They perform the inspections required to determine compliance with all laws and regulations.
Pam Fair, Administrative Assistant
Pam enforces the permits of the city while accepting complaints and provides administrative services to the Inspections and Planning & Development Departments. She queues and issues all building permits, demolition permits and all other permits required by city ordinance.
Mikeal Maguschak, Program Manager
Mikeal presides over the Rental Registration, Business Licensure, and Communications programs for the City of Weirton. He serves as the Rental Registration Administrator presiding over the Rental Registration program and it's inspectors. Mikeal certifies all city business licenses and residential rental certificates of occupancy. Mikeal also serves as a notary for the Planning & Development department.
Rod Rosnick, Building Plan Reviewer
Rod reviews all plans and blueprints provided to the department to ensure that the submitted plans are in compliance with the law. The Reviewer provides insight on projects and attests approval before building permits for structural projects can be issued.