§8-1-5. Existing status of municipalities confirmed; powers,
authority, duties and responsibilities conferred by law.
The corporate being of every municipality now existing is
hereby confirmed and validated. Except as otherwise provided in
section six of this article, any municipality shall have all of the
powers, authority, duties and responsibilities conferred by law
upon a municipality of the class to which it belongs.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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