City Departments

Contact Information Duties
Accounting

Tia Robertson, M.A.F.M., City Auditor/Controller
501 Virginia Street East, Room 203
Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-8028
F: (304) 347-1831 

  • Accounts Payable Processing
  • All Accounting Related Functions
  • Capital Assets Reporting 
  • Financial Reporting
Building Commission

Tony Harmon, Building Commissioner
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 5
Charleston, WV 25301-2607
P: (304) 348-6833
F: (304) 348-6836

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

  • Building Inspections
  • Building Permits
  • Contractor Registrations
  • Demolitions
  • Permit & Plan Reviews
  • Property Maintenance
City Attorney

Kevin Baker, City Attorney
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8032 
F: (304) 348-0770

  • Legal Matters
City Clerk

Miles Cary, City Clerk
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8179 
F: (304) 348-8038

  • Cemetery Deeds
  • City Council
  • City Council Agendas & Minutes
  • City Elections
  • Claims Against the City
  • Police Department Applications
City Collector

Lamont Moore, City Collector  
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 4 
Charleston, WV 25301 
(304) 348-8024 
(304) 347-1810

  • Admissions/Amusement Tax
  • Business License
  • Business & Occupation Tax
  • Business Registration 
  • City Service Fee
  • Fire Protection & Refuse Service Fee
  • Hotel/Motel Tax
  • Public Utility Excise Tax
  • Residential Rental Unit Registration & Licensing
City Engineer

Chris Knox, City Engineer 
114 Dickinson Street 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8106 
F: (304) 348-8044

  • City Right of Ways
  • Retaining Walls
  • Storm Water Drainage
  • Street Design
  • Street Paving and Repairs
City Manager

Jonathan Storage, City Manager
501 Virginia Street East, Room 101 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8014 
F: (304) 348-8157

  • Boater's Electricity Forms
  • Purchasing
  • Urban Deer Hunt Forms
City Treasurer

Vic Grigoraci, Treasurer 
501 Virginia Street East, Room 203 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8029 
F: (304) 348-8103

  • Accounts
  • Investments
Construction Project Team


2184 Falcon Drive
Charleston, WV 25312
P: (304) 348-0511 
F: (304) 348-0512

  • Construction
  • Electrical
Coordinated Addiction Response Effort (CARE)

Emily Hanna, Director
612 Washington Street, East
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8000, Ext. 4207
 

  • Substance Use Issues
  • Quick Response Team
Finance

Andy Wood, Director
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8014 
F: (304) 348-8157

  • Budget Information
Fire Department

Jeffrey Jackson, Chief
808 Virginia Street 
Charleston, WV 25302 
P: (304) 348-8137 
F: (304) 348-0731

  • Fire Safety
Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Mark Strickland, Director
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8130 
F: (304) 348-6419

  • Disaster & Emergency Planning
  • Disaster Preparedness Education
Talent & Culture

Mandi Carter, Director

P.O. Box 2749
Charleston, WV 25330
P: (304) 348-8015
F: (304) 348-8055
Email:hr@cityofcharleston.org

  • Recruiting
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Employment Relations
  • Risk Management
  • Employee Assistance
Information Systems


501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
 

  • Maintain and update all City networks
  • Support City of Charleston employee's Application Systems and Network PCs
  • Perform backend office payment verification processing for various Application Systems
Mayor's Office of Economic and Community Development (MOECD)

Lawrence Malone, Director 
105 McFarland Street  
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8035  
F: (304) 348-0704

Office Hours 
Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

  • Economic Development
  • Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)
  • HUD Low to Moderate Income Grants/Loans
  • Home Buying Assistance
  • Home Rehabilitation Assistance
Municipal Court

Judge Anne B. Charnock 
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8079 
F: (304) 348-6894

Mailing Address:
Municipal Court
PO BOX 2749
Charleston, WV 25301

  • Traffic Tickets
  • Traffic Court 
  • Municipal Court
Parks and Recreation

Rashaun Sayles, Director
200 Baker Lane 
Charleston, WV 25302 
P: (304) 348-6860 
F: (304) 348-0705

  • Cato Park & Golf Course
  • Kanawha City Community Center
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
  • North Charleston Community Center
  • Roosevelt Neighborhood Center
Planning

Dan Vriendt, Director 
915 Quarrier Street, Suite 1 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8105 
F: (304) 348-8042

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

  • Addressing
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Flood Plain Management
  • Historic Landmarks Commission
  • Municipal Planning Commission
  • Subdivisions  
  • Zoning Permits
Police Department

James Hunt, Chief
501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-6460 
F: (304) 348-6416
http://www.charlestonwvpolice.org/

  • Street Closings
  • Accident Reports
Public Works

Brent Webster, Director 
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue 
Charleston, WV 25302 
P: (304) 348-6850 
F: (304) 345-7669

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Public Grounds
  • Street Department
  • Refuse & Recycling
Sanitary Board

Steve Cooper, General Manager
208 26th Street West 
Charleston, WV 25387 
P: (304) 348-1084 
F: (304) 347-1808

 

  • Sewage
Spring Hill Cemetery

Larry Ford, Superintendent
1555 Farnsworth Drive 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-8010 
F: (304) 348-6406

  • Cemetery Affairs
Strategy Management and Internal Operations


501 Virginia Street East 
Charleston, WV 25301 
P: (304) 348-1090 
F: (304) 348-8157

  • Alignment of strategic goals to City Vision
  • Department strategy map development in alignment to City Vision
  • Operational effectiveness and efficiencies within departments
Traffic, Parking and Transportation

Matt Hartline, Director of Traffic and Transportation
Terri Allen, Director of Parking

612 Washington Street, E.
Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-0739
F: (304) 348-1093

  • On-Street Parking
  • Parking Garages
  • Traffic Control