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WVC 8 A- 3 - 11 §8A-3-11. Amending comprehensive plan after adoption.
(a) After the adoption of a comprehensive plan by the governing body, the planning commission shall follow the comprehensive plan, and review the comprehensive plan and make updates at least every ten years.

(b) After the adoption of a comprehensive plan by the governing body, all amendments to the comprehensive plan shall be made by the planning commission and recommended to the governing body for adoption in accordance with the procedures set forth in sections six, seven, eight and nine of this article. The planning commission shall hold a public hearing prior to its recommendation to the governing body.

(c) If a governing body wants an amendment, it may request in writing for the planning commission to prepare an amendment. The planning commission must hold a public hearing within one hundred twenty days after the written request by the governing body to the planning commission is received.

(d) Within the latter of ninety days or three scheduled meetings after the submission of the recommended amendment to the comprehensive plan to the governing body, the governing body must act by either adopting, rejecting or amending the comprehensive plan.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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