(1) Adopting a comprehensive plan and enacting a subdivision and land development ordinance; or
(2) Establishing a planning commission, enacting a subdivision and land development ordinance, and adopting a comprehensive plan for the area included in the subdivision and land development ordinance within three years of the enactment of the subdivision and land development ordinance.
(b) A municipality may adopt, by reference, the subdivision and land development ordinance of the county in which it is located.
(c) With the prior approval of the county planning commission, a municipality may, by ordinance, designate the county planning commission as the planning commission for the municipality to review and approve subdivision or land development plans and plats.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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