The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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Development Services

The information compiled below was designed to help a project move efficiently from the planning stage to the construction stage to the completion stage:

Contractor License Registration Information

Subcontractor's List

Business & Occupation (B&O) Tax Information

Application for Zoning Compliance (for any construction, additions, alterations, or new use of a building)

Zoning: Plot Plan Specifications (for smaller residential projects)

Zoning: Site Plan Requirements (for larger commercial projects)

Site Plan Packet

Building Permit Application   &   Instructions

Stormwater Management Information

New Business License Assessment Form & B&O Tax Form

Sign Permit Application

Follow this link and enter your address to see if you are located in a flood plain.

Information for developing in a flood plain


Call or e-mail for additional information:

Finance / Licenses: 304-234-3653

Building / Planning / Zoning: 304-234-3701

Stormwater: 304-234-3874




From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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