Contractor Information

City License

All person(s) performing construction activities are required to obtain a Contractor License with the City of Clarksburg. The fee for this is $90 and the term is July 1st and ends June 30th of each fiscal year, the fee is prorated at $45 from January to June 30th. After first year of license the renewal fee is $75. Business and Occupation Tax is paid on a quarterly basis and is calculated at a rate of 2%. You can download the application (DOC) or contact the Tax and License Department at 304-624-1630.

West Virginia State License

In order to obtain a license for contracting activity, all contractors and subcontractors are required to first obtain a West Virginia State Contractor’s License. This license is awarded through the Contractor Licensing Board, B-749 Building 6, Capitol Complex, Charleston, WV 25305 and can be reached by phone at 304-558-7890. This state contractor license must be attached to the City contractor application.