Office of Engineering

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Contact Information:
Jefferson County Office of Engineering
P.O. Box 716
116 East Washington Street, Suite 100
Charles Town, WV 25414

Office of Engineering: 304-728-3257
Office of Building Permits & Inspections: 304-725-2998 

Office of Code Enforcement & Floodplain Management: 304-728-3257
Office of Impact Fees: 304-728-3331

Fax: 304-728-3953


The Office of Engineering is responsible for the engineering review of subdivision plats and commercial/industrial site plans for compliance with the Subdivision Ordinance, Floodplain Ordinance and the Improvement Location Permit Ordinance.  The Office of Engineering administers the land development bonding policy and performs inspections of land development projects.  In addition, the Office of Engineering Department is responsible for the administration of the Property Safety Ordinance.

The Office of Engineering is also responsible for managing engineering studies such as the:  Mountain Community Water System Study, Westridge Hills Subdivision Test Wells Project, County-wide Groundwater Budget Study; and managing construction projects and drafting ordinances.