Change of Ownership

Any person holding a valid Permit and/or Certificate to Operate (CTO) or Certified Emissions Statement (CES) may request that the Director transfer the Permit, CTO or CES to another person providing the following conditions are met:

  • The current owner (Seller) describes, in writing, the reasons for or circumstances of the transfer and certifies that the source for which the Permit/CTO/CES pertains is in compliance with all permits issued by the DAQ and the applicable regulations
  • The Buyer identifies and acknowledges, in writing, that it accepts and will comply with all regulations
  • The Buyer or Seller pays the transfer fee of $200 per source
  • If the current owner is incorporating a name change only, there is no required fee

The information below provides documents needed for a permit transfer and/or a name change:

  • Sample Buyer Letter
  • Name Change Sample Letter   

Contact Information

Pam Kindrick, Administrative Services Assistant I
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th St. SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x41272
Email: Pamela.K.Kindrick@wv.gov