West Virginia Building Codes and Contacts

The following information is reprinted with permission from the Building Codes Assistance Project:
Current Commercial CodeWest Virginia climate zones

ASHRAE 90.1-2007
Passed 7/18/2012, effective 9/1/2013

Current Residential Code

2009 IECC
Passed 7/18/2012, effective 9/1/2013

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Climate Zones: 4A, 5A

Code Adoption and Change Process

Code Change Process

Legislative and Regulatory: The West Virginia State Fire Commission is responsible for adopting, promulgating, and amending statewide construction codes. The Administrative Procedures Act requires public hearings on the adoption of all codes by the State Fire Commission.

Code Change Cycle

No set schedule

Next Code Update


West Virginia Code Contacts

Jeff Herholdt
Department of Commerce
Division of Energy
Email: Jeff.F.Herholdt@wv.gov

Kelly A. Bragg
Energy Development Specialist
Department of Commerce
Division of Energy
Email: Kelly.A.Bragg@wv.gov

This information was compiled by the Building Codes Assistance Project, and used with their permission.