WVC 37 - 13 - 1 A
§37-13-1a. Improvement, construction or development upon privately
owned lands containing graves.
No improvement, construction or development shall commence
upon privately owned lands on which a cemetery or graves are
located if such improvement, construction or development would
destroy or otherwise physically disturb the cemetery or graves
located on the land unless the owner first files a petition in
accordance with the provisions of section two of this article and
an order is entered pursuant to section five of this article
providing for the disposition of the remains.