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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 8 A- 3 - 7 §8A-3-7. Submission of comprehensive plan.
(a) After the comprehensive plan is prepared and before it is approved, the planning commission shall hold a public hearing. After the public hearing and approval, the planning commission shall submit the recommended comprehensive plan to the applicable governing body for consideration and adoption.

(b) At the first meeting of the applicable governing body following the submission of the recommended comprehensive plan by the planning commission to the governing body, the planning commission shall present the recommended comprehensive plan to the governing body.

(c) After the presentation of the recommended comprehensive plan by the planning commission to the governing body and prior to adoption, the governing body shall hold a public hearing after giving notice.

(d) At least fifteen days prior to the date set for the public hearing, the planning commission shall publish a notice of the date, time and place of the public hearing as a Class I legal advertisement in compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of this code. The publication area shall be the area covered by the comprehensive plan.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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