PART X. CONSTRUCTION; EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION.
§8-16-25. Article confers additional power and authority;
The power and authority herein granted shall be in addition to
and not in derogation of any power and authority vested in any
municipality under any constitutional, statutory or charter
provisions which may now or hereafter be in effect. For all
purposes of this article, municipalities shall have jurisdiction
for ten miles outside of the corporate limits thereof, except where
such zone would overlap with the zone of another municipality, in
which event the meridian line of the overlapping zone shall be the
dividing line of their respective jurisdictions, except that one
municipality shall have jurisdiction within such ten-mile zone and
may overlap into the zone of another municipality or municipalities
with the consent thereof.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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