WV Records Management Procedures

In the business environment, it is more important than ever for agencies to develop and implement appropriate record retention policies. Sound policies ensure that records which serve important business interests are maintained and relatively easy to access, while other records are not maintained longer than necessary and do not unnecessarily increase the difficulty and expenses of record storage and access.​

The following links provides the basic steps to be followed by agencies concerning record retention requirements set forth by Chaper 5A Article 8 Section 8 of the West Virginia Code. Please navigate through each section for policies and procedures.