WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§4-7-4. Commission granted power of eminent domain.
Whenever the commission finds it necessary to acquire land,
rights-of-way or easements in order to carry out the purposes of
this article, and the commission is unable to purchase the same
from the owners at an agreed price, or is unable to obtain a good
and sufficient title therefor by purchase from the owners, then the
commission may exercise the right of eminent domain and acquire any
such lands, rights-of-way or easements necessary for the aforesaid
purpose by condemnation in the manner prescribed in chapter
fifty-four of this code.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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