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Policy Summary

This law makes it a misdemeanor for someone to enter an orchard, field, garden, or market garden without consent of the owner or occupier, and take away, damage, or injure the produce, grass, etc.

Background Information

State West Virginia
Jurisdiction Name Ranson
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Prohibits/discourages something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

Violaters shall be fined as set forth in section 1-8. § 14-40.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Section 14-40 is located in Chapter 14 , "Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions," Article II, "Crimes Against Property." History: the enacting ordinance is not specified.