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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 19 - 21 B- 3 §19-21B-3. Petition for establishment.
Any twenty-five owners of land lying within the limits of a proposed watershed improvement district, or a majority of such owners if their number be less than fifty, or any municipality or county any part of which lies within the proposed watershed improvement district, may file a petition with the supervisors of the soil conservation district or districts in which the proposed watershed improvement district will be situated asking that a watershed improvement district be organized for the territory described in the petition. The petition shall set forth:

(1) The proposed name of the watershed improvement district;

(2) That there is need, in the interest of the public health, safety, or welfare, for a watershed improvement district for the territory described in the petition;

(3) A description of the territory proposed to be organized as a watershed improvement district, which description shall be deemed sufficient if generally accurate;

(4) That the territory described in the petition is contiguous and is in the same watershed;

(5) A request that the territory described in the petition be organized as a watershed improvement district.

Land lying within the limits of one watershed improvement district shall not be included in another watershed improvement district.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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