WVC 16 - 2 - 4
§16-2-4. Authority to create, establish and maintain municipal
boards of health; service area.
The governing body of a municipality may create, establish and
maintain a municipal board of health organized pursuant to and with
the powers and duties prescribed by this article. The territorial
jurisdiction of any municipal board of health is an area including
the municipality and all points within a distance of one mile from
the limits of the municipality.