WVC 17 - 16 - 3
§17-16-3. Removal of obstructions by state road commission or
county; expense to be charged against owner, etc.
If such obstructions, poles, wires or pipelines are not
removed, or such poles with wires reset, or such excavations are
not properly filled and maintained, or such pipelines are not
relaid or removed, within ten days after the service of a notice,
by the state road commission, or its engineer in charge of the
road obstructed, or the county road engineer or supervisor, as
the case may be, upon such owner or occupant, or upon such
company or corporation, requesting the same to be done, the
commission or its engineer, or the county road engineer or
supervisor, as the case may be, shall cause such obstructions and
such poles and wires to be removed and reset, or such repairs on
the excavation to be made, or such pipelines to be relaid or
removed, as may be necessary to place the same in its original
condition. The expense thereby incurred shall be paid in the
first instance out of moneys levied and collected or available
therefor, and the amount thereof shall be charged against such
owner, occupant, company or corporation and levied and collected
as provided in section four of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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