§22-22-16. Duty of assessor and citizens to notify director when
change of property use occurs.
If an assessor in any county becomes aware of a change of
remediated property use from nonresidential property to
residential, the assessor shall check the land record of the county
to ascertain if a land-use covenant appears to have been violated.
Should it appear that a violation has occurred, the assessor shall
notify the director in writing of the suspected violation. If any
citizen becomes aware of a change of property use from
nonresidential to residential, the citizen may check the land
record of the county to ascertain if a land use covenant appears to
have been violated and may notify the director in writing. The
director shall then investigate and proceed with any necessary
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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