WVC 7 - 1 - 3KK
§7-1-3kk. Authority to provide for the elimination of hazards to
public health and safety; penalty.
In addition to all other powers and duties now conferred by
law upon county commissions, commissions are hereby authorized to
enact ordinances, issue orders and take other appropriate and
necessary actions for the elimination of hazards to public health
and safety and to abate or cause to be abated anything which the
commission determines to be a public nuisance. The ordinances may
provide for a misdemeanor penalty for its violation. The
ordinances may further be applicable to the county in its entirety
or to any portion of the county as considered appropriate by the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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