§7-20-4. Counties authorized to collect fees.
County governments affected by the construction of new
development projects are hereby authorized to require the payment
of fees for any new development projects constructed therein in the
event any costs associated with capital improvements or the
provision of other services are attributable to such project. Such
fees shall not exceed a proportionate share of such costs required
to accommodate any such new development. Before requiring payment
of any fee authorized hereunder, it must be evident that some
reasonable benefit from any such capital improvements will be
realized by any such development project.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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