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Code Enforcement / Inspections

The Inspection Department is a multifaceted department charged with assuring compliance to State Building Codes as well as the City's Code of Ordinances. It is comprised of a building inspector and code enforcement / animal control officers. Both are fully certified and licensed by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office. Both receive ongoing training to retain state lincesure. The building inspector is responsible for performing compliance inspections on buildings under construction or renovation. The inspector also oversee the city's demolition program to rid neighborhoods of dilapidated, dangerous structures. The code enforcement officers investigate complaints about improperly maintained properties, abandoned vehicles and other nuisances. Animal control issues are also addressed through this office. This department also issues building permits.

City Code of Ordinances          State Building Codes


Lori MillsLori Mills is the Building Code Official and code enforcement supervisor for the City of Bluefield. She is certified as a residential building inspector, property maintenance and housing inspector and permit technician by the International Code Council and the WV State Fire Marshal. She takes care of all building inspections and demolitions. 

WV License # MPJBC 13256354-0811
Lori Mills
Building Code Official
lori.mills@cityofbluefield.com
304.327.2401 ext. 2451


Tyler Myers
Tyler Myers is a code enforcement and animal control officer for the City of Bluefield. He is a certified property maintenance and housing inspector. He takes care of rental properties, code issues and animal control calls.
Tyler Myers
Code Enforcement / Animal Control Officer
tyler.myers@cityofbluefield.com
304.327.2401 ext. 2452


Alex Ellison is a code enforcement and animal control officer for the City of Bluefield. He is a certified property maintenance and housing inspector. He takes care of rental properties, code issues and animal control calls.
Alex Ellison
Code Enforcement / Animal Control Officer
animalcontrol@cityofbluefield.com
304.327.2401 ext. 2453