The St. Albans Building & Zoning Department issues permits for approximately $5 million worth of construction costs annually, and it is department policy to make every effort to assist citizens, both inside and outside of the office with any problem or question they may have. Services offered by the Building & Zoning Department include:
The Building & Zoning Department provides assistance to businesses and residents in the following areas:
- The Zoning Board of Adjustment
- Floodplain determination
- Issuance of permits and inspections of all construction (single family homes, commercial buildings, fences, swimming pools, storage sheds, re-roofs and other construction)
- Review of site plans and building plans
- Issuance of Certificate of Occupancies to new businesses
Contractor registrations are issued to assure that the contractor hired is licensed by the State of West Virginia and the City of St. Albans and has the proper insurance coverage to protect both the citizens and contractor’s employees. Building & Zoning Department personnel are committed to ensuring that construction methods are used to meet the standards of state law and city ordinances.
The cost for both new and renewal City of St. Albans Contractor License is $15.00.
Must have valid WV Contractor’s license and proof of insurance.
Permit Fee Schedule
$100-$1,000 = $10 (plus any inspection fee)
$1,001-$2,000 = $18 (plus any inspection fee)
$2,001 or more = Multiply total value by .009 (plus any inspection fee)
Inspection Fees: $35 for 100-800 AMP service change