Code Enforcement

The Office of Code Enforcement is staffed by the MS4 Director and Inspector, the Code Officers, Animal Control, and an Executive Secretary.


The City of Clarksburg Code Enforcement Office, located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the State of West Virginia Building Codes and its referenced standards. The Office also administers and manages the MS4 Program, City Zoning and Planning Ordinances and the FEMA Certified Floodplain Management Program.

Forms & Applications

In accordance to newly enacted Article 1767, all property owners that rent property within the municipal boundaries of the City must:

  • Be registered with the State of West Virginia Tax Department of Business Registration
  • Have a valid City of Clarksburg rental business license
  • Register all rental properties with the Code Enforcement Office on or before January 31, 2018
  • Schedule an initial inspection for Certificate of Use and Occupancy (no fee)

If you have any questions, contact the office of Code Enforcement at 304-624-1633.