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At any time during the process, You may call our office at 304-797-8500 Ext. 1005 or email Pam Fair for assistance.
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.
The City of Weirton Business License is an official document issued by the City Department of Code Enforcement and Building Inspections. All businesses operating or providing service within the City of Weirton are required to obtain a license in order to legally do business in the City. Any business that is operating without a current business license is illegal.
Business Licenses are renewed annually throughout the period of December to February. A business operating in the City that does not renew during the December to February time period may be subject to late payment fees.
All businesses will be required to submit a copy of their West Virginia Business Registration Certificate with their application.
All contractors will be required to submit a copy of their West Virginia Business Registration Certificate and a current copy of their West Virginia Contractor License with their application.
All business license applicants are required to be paid in full with all B&O taxes, Police & Fire taxes, and municipal fees before the Licensing Office can issue a license.
Mon-Fri: 7:30 p.m.Sat: 4:30 p.m.Sun: 4:30 p.m.
Fall and Spring Clean-Ups for the City are scheduled and communicated yearly during the beginning of their perspective seasons. As the seasons approach for the clean-ups, please check our website for the official notices.
Please see the recycling schedule located on the front of our website.
Call Public Works Department at 797-8500, Ext. 3002/3003
If the appliances within a unit belong to the tenant and not the landlord, the appliances will not be considered part of the inspection unless the appliance is a clear safety hazard.
Yes, The activity of renting out residential rental property regardless of the amount of units rented is a business activity in the City of Weirton. Landlords are required to be registered with the State of West Virginia and the City of Weirton as a business before rental inspection can take place.
Ordinance No. 2182 provides a full breakdown of the process to be implemented should a tenant not provide access.
Ordinance No. 2182 (PDF)
Do not drink the water without boiling it first. If you live in the affected area listed above bring all water to a boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, bathing, and food preparation until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. Disinfection will be verified as soon as possible and the boil water notice will be lifted through local media notification.