WVC 29 - 3 - 15
§29-3-15. Service of repair or demolition order.
The written order of the state fire marshal made pursuant to
section fourteen of this article shall be served by delivering a
true copy thereof to such owner, or, if the owner is absent from
the state or his whereabouts be unknown to the state fire
marshal, by mailing a true copy thereof by certified mail to the
said owner's last known post-office address, or if no such
address be known, then by certified mail to said owner in care of
general delivery at the post office serving the community in
which said premises lie; the delivering or mailing of such order
to be accomplished within five days from the date of the issuance
of such order. And in the event it is necessary to mail a copy
of such order as aforesaid, the officer mailing the same shall
also, within five days from the date of issuance of such order,
post a true copy thereof in a conspicuous place on the door or
other prominent entrance to said premises.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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