WVC 17 - 18 - 2
§17-18-2. Establishment of ferry -- Application; notice.
A person desiring to establish a ferry across any
watercourse, whether it be a stream bounding the state or not,
who owns or has contracted for the use of land at the point at
which he wishes to establish the same, may present his
application for the privilege to the county court of the county,
or either of the counties, in or from which he desires to
establish such ferry. But notice that the application has been
presented, or of the intention to present the same, shall be
posted at the front door of the courthouse, and three other
public places in the district, in or from which such ferry is
proposed, three weeks at least before the application is acted
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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