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All building permits must go before City Council. Applications need to be turned in by noon on the Friday preceding the Council meeting. Building permits are required on all inside/outside projects. A complete list can be obtained at City Hall.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for approval. The fee for a building permit is based on the cost of the project. Contractors performing work inside City limits must have a City and WV State license. Fines can be given for failure to obtain a permit.
Building Permit Application - short form
Building Permit Application - new building
Building permit fee:
$10.00 - total cost (work & material) up to $1,000.00
$30.00 - total cost (work & material) up to $3,500.00
For work over $3,500.00 call City Hall 304-329-1225
A reminder from the WV DIVISION OF FORESTRY
The 5 pm Burning Law is in effect during the following months:
MARCH 1 through MAY 31
OCTOBER 1 through DECEMBER 31
The City of Kingwood requires you to call in when and where you are going to make a fire. Call 304-329-1229 during office hours.
BURNING LAWS IN BRIEF
Fines ranging from $100 to $1,000. An additional civil penalty of $200 will also be
Additional information and a list of safe debris-burning tips: www.wvforestry.com
Yard Sale Permits
A City License has to be obtained at City Hall for anyone doing business in the City of Kingwood. To receive your city license we need a copy of your WV Business Registration and Contractor License.
Application for City License
For more information call City Hall @304-329-1225