WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 5 - 22 A- 7
§5-22A-7. Design-builder qualifications; duties and powers.
(a) Each design-builder shall be licensed to do business in
this state and be a licensed architect or engineer or a general
(b) Each design-builder may:
(1) Assign or sublet the responsibility for professional
design services to an architect or engineer licensed in this state.
The architect or engineer shall carry, at all times, professional
design liability insurance in an appropriate amount as designated
by the agency. The architect or engineer may be a full or
part-time employee of the design-builder; and
(2) Assign or sublet responsibility for construction or other
services requiring a contractor's license to persons or entities
licensed or otherwise qualified to provide those services in this
(c) Each design-builder may contract to provide professional
services or construction services to the agency that the
design-builder is not licensed, registered or otherwise authorized
to provide so long as those services are assigned or sublet to a
firm that is registered, licensed and qualified to provide those
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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