North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 153A - Counties.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
Definitions and Statutory Construction.
§ 153A-1. Definitions.
§ 153A-2. Effect on prior laws and actions taken pursuant to prior laws.
§ 153A-3. Effect of Chapter on local acts.
§ 153A-4. Broad construction.
§ 153A-5. Statutory references deemed amended to conform to Chapter.
§§ 153A-6 through 153A-9. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-10. State has 100 counties.
§ 153A-11. Corporate powers.
§ 153A-12. Exercise of corporate power.
§ 153A-13. Continuing contracts.
§ 153A-14. Grants and loans from other governments.
§ 153A-15. Consent of board of commissioners necessary in certain counties before land may be condemned or acquired by a unit of local government outside the county.
§ 153A-15.1. Agreement to make payment in lieu of future ad valorem taxes required before wetlands acquisition by a unit of local government.
§ 153A-16. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-17. Existing boundaries.
§ 153A-18. Uncertain or disputed boundary.
§ 153A-19. Establishing and naming townships.
§ 153A-20. Map of electoral districts.
§ 153A-21. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 884.
§ 153A-22. Redefining electoral district boundaries.
§§ 153A-23 through 153A-24. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Form of Government.
§ 153A-25. Qualifications for appointive office.
§ 153A-26. Oath of office.
§ 153A-27. Vacancies on the board of commissioners.
§ 153A-27.1. Vacancies on board of commissioners in certain counties.
§ 153A-28. Compensation of board of commissioners.
§ 153A-29. Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 514, s. 17.
§ 153A-30. Withholding compensation; money judgment against board member.
§ 153A-31: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-32: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-33: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-34. Structure of boards of commissioners.
§§ 153A-35 through 153A-38. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-39. Selection of chairman and vice-chairman; powers and duties.
§ 153A-40. Regular and special meetings.
§ 153A-41. Procedures.
§ 153A-42. Minutes to be kept; ayes and noes.
§ 153A-43. Quorum.
§ 153A-44. Members excused from voting.
§ 153A-45. Adoption of ordinances.
§ 153A-46. Franchises.
§ 153A-47. Technical ordinances.
§ 153A-48. Ordinance book.
§ 153A-49. Code of ordinances.
§ 153A-50. Pleading and proving county ordinances.
§ 153A-51. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-52. Conduct of public hearing.
§ 153A-52.1. Public comment period during regular meetings.
§ 153A-53. Ethics.
§ 153A-54: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-55: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-56: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-57: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-58. Optional structures.
§ 153A-59. Implementation when board has members serving a combination of four- and two-year terms.
§ 153A-60. Initiation of alterations by resolution.
§ 153A-61. Submission of proposition to voters; form of ballot.
§ 153A-62. Effective date of any alteration.
§ 153A-63. Filing copy of resolution.
§ 153A-64. Filing results of election.
§§ 153A-65 through 153A-75. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-76. Board of commissioners to organize county government.
§ 153A-77. Authority of boards of commissioners over commissions, boards, agencies, etc.
§ 153A-77.1. Single portal of entry.
§ 153A-78. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-79. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-80. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-81. Adoption of county-manager plan; appointment or designation of manager.
§ 153A-82. Powers and duties of manager.
§ 153A-83. Acting county manager.
§ 153A-84. Interim county manager.
§§ 153A-85 through 153A-86. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-87. Administration in counties not having managers.
§ 153A-88. Acting department heads.
§ 153A-89. Interim department heads.
§§ 153A-90 through 153A-91. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-92. Compensation.
§ 153A-93. Retirement benefits.
§ 153A-94. Personnel rules; office hours, workdays, and holidays.
§ 153A-94.1. (See note on condition precedent) Smallpox vaccination policy.
§ 153A-94.2. Criminal history record checks of employees permitted.
§ 153A-95. Personnel board.
§ 153A-96. Participation in the Social Security Act.
§ 153A-97. Defense of officers, employees and others.
§ 153A-98. Privacy of employee personnel records.
§ 153A-99. County employee political activity.
§ 153A-99.1. County verification of employee work authorization.
§ 153A-100. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-101. Board of commissioners to direct fiscal policy of the county.
§ 153A-102. Commissioners to fix fees.
§ 153A-102.1. Notice of new fees and fee increases; public comment period.
§ 153A-103. Number of employees in offices of sheriff and register of deeds.
§ 153A-104. Reports from officers, employees, and agents of the county.
§§ 153A-105 through 153A-110. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-111. Appointment; powers and duties.
§§ 153A-112 through 153A-113. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-114. Appointment; duties.
§§ 153A-115 through 153A-120. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Delegation and Exercise of the General Police Power.
§ 153A-121. General ordinance-making power.
§ 153A-122. Territorial jurisdiction of county ordinances.
§ 153A-123. Enforcement of ordinances.
§ 153A-124. Enumeration not exclusive.
§ 153A-125. Regulation of solicitation campaigns, flea markets and itinerant merchants.
§ 153A-126. Regulation of begging.
§ 153A-127. Abuse of animals.
§ 153A-128. Regulation of explosive, corrosive, inflammable, or radioactive substances.
§ 153A-129. (Effective until October 1, 2017) Firearms.
§ 153A-130. Pellet guns.
§ 153A-131. Possession or harboring of dangerous animals.
§ 153A-132. Removal and disposal of abandoned and junked motor vehicles; abandoned vessels.
§ 153A-132.1. To provide for the removal and disposal of trash, garbage, etc.
§ 153A-132.2. Regulation, restraint and prohibition of abandonment of junked motor vehicles.
§ 153A-133. Noise regulation.
§ 153A-134. Regulating and licensing businesses, trades, etc.
§ 153A-135. Regulation of places of amusement.
§ 153A-136. Regulation of solid wastes.
§ 153A-137: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-151, s. 10, effective January 1, 2007.
§ 153A-138. Registration of mobile homes, house trailers, etc.
§ 153A-139. Regulation of traffic at parking areas and driveways.
§ 153A-140. Abatement of public health nuisances.
§ 153A-140.1. Stream-clearing programs.
§ 153A-140.2. Annual notice to chronic violators of public nuisance ordinance.
§ 153A-141: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 501. s. 3.
§ 153A-142. Curfews.
§ 153A-143. Regulation of outdoor advertising.
§ 153A-144. Limitations on regulating solar collectors.
§ 153A-145. Limitations on regulating cisterns and rain barrels.
§ 153A-145.1. Transportation impact mitigation ordinances prohibited.
§ 153A-145.2. Limitations on regulating soft drink sizes.
§ 153A-145.3. Counties enforce ordinances within public trust areas.
§ 153A-145.4. Limitations on standards of care for farm animals.
§ 153A-145.5. Adoption of sanctuary ordinance prohibited.
§ 153A-145.6. Requiring compliance with voluntary State regulations and rules prohibited.
§ 153A-146. General power to impose taxes.
§ 153A-147. Remedies for collecting taxes other than property taxes.
§ 153A-148. Continuing taxes.
§ 153A-148.1. Disclosure of certain information prohibited.
§ 153A-149. Property taxes; authorized purposes; rate limitation.
§ 153A-150. Reserve for reappraisal.
§ 153A-151. Sales tax.
§ 153A-152: Repealed by Session Laws 2014-3, s. 12.3(b), effective July 1, 2015.
§ 153A-152.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2014-3, s. 12.3(b), effective July 1, 2015.
§ 153A-153. Animal tax.
§ 153A-154: Repealed by Session Laws 2006-151, s. 11, effective January 1, 2007.
§ 153A-154.1. Uniform penalties for local meals taxes.
§ 153A-155. Uniform provisions for room occupancy taxes.
§ 153A-156. Gross receipts tax on short-term leases or rentals.
§ 153A-156.1. Heavy equipment gross receipts tax in lieu of property tax.
§ 153A-157: Recodified as § 153A-158.1(a) by Session Laws 1995, c. 17, s. 15(a).
§ 153A-158. Power to acquire property.
§ 153A-158.1. Acquisition and improvement of school property.
§ 153A-158.2. Acquisition and improvement of community college property.
§§ 153A-159 through 153A-162. Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 919, s. 20.
§ 153A-163. Acquisition of property at a judicial sale, execution sale, or sale pursuant to a power of sale; disposition of such property.
§ 153A-164. Joint buildings.
§ 153A-165. Leases.
§§ 153A-166 through 153A-168. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-169. Care and use of county property; sites of county buildings.
§ 153A-170. Regulation of parking on county property.
§§ 153A-171 through 153A-175. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-176. Disposition of property.
§ 153A-177. Reconveyance of property donated to a local government.
§ 153A-178. Disposition of county property for a State psychiatric hospital.
§§ 153A-179 through 153A-184. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-185. Authority to make special assessments.
§ 153A-186. Bases for making assessments.
§ 153A-187. Corner lot exemptions.
§ 153A-188. Lands exempt from assessment.
§ 153A-189. State participation in improvement projects.
§ 153A-190. Preliminary resolution; contents.
§ 153A-191. Notice of preliminary resolution.
§ 153A-192. Hearing on preliminary resolution; assessment resolution.
§ 153A-193. Determination of costs.
§ 153A-193.1. Discounts authorized.
§ 153A-194. Preliminary assessment roll; publication.
§ 153A-195. Hearing on preliminary assessment roll; revision; confirmation; lien.
§ 153A-196. Publication of notice of confirmation of assessment roll.
§ 153A-197. Appeal to the General Court of Justice.
§ 153A-198. Reassessment.
§ 153A-199. Payment of assessments in full or by installments.
§ 153A-200. Enforcement of assessments; interest; foreclosure; limitations.
§ 153A-201. Authority to hold assessments in abeyance.
§ 153A-202. Assessments on property held by tenancy for life or years; contribution.
§ 153A-203. Lien in favor of a cotenant or joint owner paying special assessments.
§ 153A-204. Apportionment of assessments.
§ 153A-204.1. Maintenance assessments.
§ 153A-205. Improvements to subdivision and residential streets.
§ 153A-206. Street light assessments.
§ 153A-207: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-208: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-209: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-210: Reserved for future codification purposes.
Special Assessments for Critical Infrastructure Needs.
§ 153A-210.1. (Article has an expiration note – see note) Purpose; sunset.
§ 153A-210.2. (Article has an expiration date ¦ see note) Assessments.
§ 153A-210.3. (Article has an expiration date – see note) Petition required.
§ 153A-210.4. (Article has an expiration date – see note) Financing a project for which an assessment is imposed.
§ 153A-210.5. (Article has an expiration date – see note) Payment of assessments by installments.
§ 153A-210.6. (Article has an expiration date – see note) Revenue bonds.
§ 153A-210.7. (Article has an expiration date – see note) Project implementation.
Law Enforcement and Confinement Facilities.
§ 153A-211. Training and development programs for law enforcement.
§ 153A-212. Cooperation in law-enforcement matters.
§ 153A-212.1. Resources to protect the public.
§ 153A-212.2. Neighborhood crime watch programs.
§ 153A-213. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-214. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-215. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-216. Legislative policy.
§ 153A-217. Definitions.
§ 153A-218. County confinement facilities.
§ 153A-219. District confinement facilities.
§ 153A-220. Jail and detention services.
§ 153A-221. Minimum standards.
§ 153A-221.1. Standards and inspections.
§ 153A-222. Inspections of local confinement facilities.
§ 153A-223. Enforcement of minimum standards.
§ 153A-224. Supervision of local confinement facilities.
§ 153A-225. Medical care of prisoners.
§ 153A-225.1. Duty of custodial personnel when prisoners are unconscious or semiconscious.
§ 153A-225.2. Payment of medical care of prisoners.
§ 153A-226. Sanitation and food.
§ 153A-227: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 745, s. 9.
§ 153A-228. Separation of sexes.
§ 153A-229. Jailers' report of jailed defendants.
§ 153A-230. Legislative policy.
§ 153A-230.1. Definitions.
§ 153A-230.2. Creation of Satellite Jail/Work Release Unit Fund.
§ 153A-230.3. Basic requirements for satellite jail/work release units.
§ 153A-230.4. Standards.
§ 153A-230.5. Satellite jails/work release units built with non-State funds.
§§ G.S. 153A-231 through 153A-232. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-233. Fire-fighting and prevention services.
§ 153A-234. Fire marshal.
§ 153A-235: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 681, s. 14.
§ 153A-236. Honoring deceased or retiring firefighters.
§ 153A-237. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Roads and Bridges.
§ 153A-238. Public road defined for counties.
§ 153A-239: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 62, s. 2.
§ 153A-239.1. Naming roads and assigning street numbers in unincorporated areas for counties.
§ 153A-240: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 62, s. 4.
§ 153A-241. Closing public roads or easements.
§ 153A-242. Regulation or prohibition of fishing from bridges.
§ 153A-243. Authorizing bridges over navigable waters.
§ 153A-244. Railroad revitalization programs.
§ 153A-245. Regulation of golf carts on streets, roads, and highways.
§ 153A-246. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Health and Social Services.
§ 153A-247. Provision for public health and mental health.
§ 153A-248. Health-related appropriations.
§ 153A-249. Hospital services.
§ 153A-250. Ambulance services.
§§ 153A-251 through 153A-254. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-255. Authority to provide social service programs.
§ 153A-256. County home.
§ 153A-257. Legal residence for social service purposes.
§ 153A-258. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-259. Counties authorized to contract with other entities for health and social services.
§ 153A-260. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-261. Declaration of State policy.
§ 153A-262. Library materials defined.
§ 153A-263. Public library systems authorized.
§ 153A-264. Free library services.
§ 153A-265. Library board of trustees.
§ 153A-266. Powers and duties of trustees.
§ 153A-267. Qualifications of chief librarian; library employees.
§ 153A-268. Financing library systems.
§ 153A-269. Title to library property.
§ 153A-270. Joint libraries; contracts for library services.
§ 153A-271. Library systems operated under local acts brought under this Article.
§ 153A-272. Designation of library employees to register voters.
§ 153A-273. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-274. Public enterprise defined.
§ 153A-274.1. Flood control activities under stormwater management programs.
§ 153A-275. Authority to operate public enterprises.
§ 153A-276. Financing public enterprises.
§ 153A-277. Authority to fix and enforce rates.
§ 153A-278. Joint provision of enterprisory services.
§ 153A-279. Limitations on rail transportation liability.
§ 153A-280. Public enterprise improvements.
§ 153A-281. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-282. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-283. Nonliability for failure to furnish water or sewer services.
§ 153A-284. Power to require connections.
§ 153A-284.1. Notes or deeds of trust to reserve wastewater treatment capacity unenforceable if capacity unused.
§ 153A-285: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 348, s. 4.
§ 153A-286. Law with respect to riparian rights not changed.
§ 153A-287: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 348, s. 5.
§ 153A-288. Venue for actions by riparian owners.
§ 153A-289. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-290. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-291. Cooperation between the Department of Transportation and any county in establishing or operating solid waste disposal facilities.
§ 153A-292. County collection and disposal facilities.
§ 153A-293. (See editor's note) Collection of fees for solid waste disposal facilities and solid waste collection services.
§ 153A-294. Solid waste defined.
§§ G.S. 153A-295 through 153A-299. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§§ 153A-299.1 through 153A-299.6: Repealed by Session Laws 1991 (Regular Session, 1992), c. 1013, 5.
County Service Districts; County Research and Production Service Districts; County Economic Development and Training Districts.
§ 153A-300. Title; effective date.
§ 153A-301. Purposes for which districts may be established.
§ 153A-302. Definition of service districts.
§ 153A-303. Extension of service districts.
§ 153A-303.1. Removal of territory from service districts.
§ 153A-304. Consolidation of service districts.
§ 153A-304.1. Reduction in district after annexation.
§ 153A-304.2. Reduction in district after annexation to Chapter 69 fire district.
§ 153A-304.3. Changes in adjoining service districts.
§ 153A-304.4. Reduction in law enforcement service district after annexation.
§ 153A-305. Required provision or maintenance of services.
§ 153A-306. Abolition of service districts.
§ 153A-307. Taxes authorized; rate limitation.
§ 153A-308. Bonds authorized.
§ 153A-309. EMS services in fire protection districts.
§ 153A-309.1. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-309.2. Rate limitation in certain districts - Alternative procedure for fire protection service districts.
§ 153A-309.3. Rate limitation in certain districts - Fire protection service districts for industrial property.
§ 153A-310. Rate limitation in certain districts - Alternative procedure for ambulance and rescue districts.
§ 153A-311. Purposes for which districts may be established.
§ 153A-312. Definition of research and production service district.
§ 153A-313. Research and production service district advisory committee.
§ 153A-314. Extension of service districts.
§ 153A-314.1. Removal of territory from districts.
§ 153A-315. Required provision or maintenance of services.
§ 153A-316. Abolition of districts.
§ 153A-316.1. Urban research service district (URSD).
§ 153A-316.2. URSD advisory committee.
§ 153A-316.3. Extension of URSD.
§ 153A-316.4. Removal of territory from URSD.
§ 153A-316.5. Required provision or maintenance of services in URSD.
§ 153A-316.6. Abolition of URSD.
§ 153A-317. Research and production service district taxes authorized; rate limitation.
§ 153A-317.1. Urban research service district taxes authorized; rate.
§ 153A-317.2: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.3: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.4: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.5: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.6: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.7: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.8: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.9: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.10: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-317.11. Purpose and nature of districts.
§ 153A-317.12. Definition of economic development and training district.
§ 153A-317.13. Advisory committee.
§ 153A-317.14. Extension of economic development and training districts.
§ 153A-317.15. Required provision or maintenance of skills training center.
§ 153A-317.16. Abolition of economic development and training districts.
§ 153A-317.17. Taxes authorized; rate limitation.
§ 153A-318. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-319. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Planning and Regulation of Development.
§ 153A-320. Territorial jurisdiction.
§ 153A-320.1. Permit choice.
§ 153A-321. Planning boards.
§ 153A-322. Supplemental powers.
§ 153A-323. Procedure for adopting, amending, or repealing ordinances under this Article and Chapter 160A, Article 19.
§ 153A-324. Enforcement of ordinances.
§ 153A-325. Submission of statement concerning improvements.
§ 153A-326. Building setback lines.
§ 153A-327. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-328. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-329. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-330. Subdivision regulation.
§ 153A-331. Contents and requirements of ordinance.
§ 153A-332. Ordinance to contain procedure for plat approval; approval prerequisite to plat recordation; statement by owner.
§ 153A-333. Effect of plat approval on dedications.
§ 153A-334. Penalties for transferring lots in unapproved subdivisions.
§ 153A-335. "Subdivision" defined.
§ 153A-336. Appeals of decisions on subdivision plats.
§ 153A-337. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-338. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-339. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-340. Grant of power.
§ 153A-341. Purposes in view.
§ 153A-341.1. Zoning regulations for manufactured homes.
§ 153A-341.2. Reasonable accommodation of amateur radio antennas.
§ 153A-341.3. Zoning of temporary health care structures.
§ 153A-342. Districts; zoning less than entire jurisdiction.
§ 153A-343. Method of procedure.
§ 153A-344. Planning board; zoning plan; certification to board of commissioners.
§ 153A-344.1. Vesting rights.
§ 153A-345: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-126, s. 3(a), effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to actions taken on or after that date by any board of adjustment.
§ 153A-345.1. Board of adjustment.
§ 153A-346. Conflict with other laws.
§ 153A-347. Part applicable to buildings constructed by the State and its subdivisions; exception.
§ 153A-348. Statute of limitations.
§ 153A-349. Appeals in the nature of certiorari.
§ 153A-349.1. Authorization for development agreements.
§ 153A-349.2. Definitions.
§ 153A-349.3. Local governments authorized to enter into development agreements; approval of governing body required.
§ 153A-349.4. Developed property criteria; permissible durations of agreements.
§ 153A-349.5. Public hearing.
§ 153A-349.6. What development agreement must provide; what it may provide; major modification requires public notice and hearing.
§ 153A-349.7. Law in effect at time of agreement governs development; exceptions.
§ 153A-349.8. Periodic review to assess compliance with agreement; material breach by developer; notice of breach; cure of breach or modification or termination of agreement.
§ 153A-349.9. Amendment or cancellation of development agreement by mutual consent of parties or successors in interest.
§ 153A-349.10. Validity and duration of agreement entered into prior to change of jurisdiction; subsequent modification or suspension.
§ 153A-349.11. Developer to record agreement within 14 days; burdens and benefits inure to successors in interest.
§ 153A-349.12. Applicability to local government of constitutional and statutory procedures for approval of debt.
§ 153A-349.13. Relationship of agreement to building or housing code.
§ 153A-349.50. Purpose and compliance with federal law.
§ 153A-349.51. Definitions.
§ 153A-349.51A. Local authority.
§ 153A-349.52. Construction of new wireless support structures or substantial modifications of wireless support structures.
§ 153A-349.53. Collocation and eligible facilities requests of wireless support structures.
§ 153A-349.60. Authorization to provide grants.
§ 153A-350. "Building" defined.
§ 153A-350.1. Tribal lands.
§ 153A-351. Inspection department; certification of electrical inspectors.
§ 153A-351.1. Qualifications of inspectors.
§ 153A-352. Duties and responsibilities.
§ 153A-353. Joint inspection department; other arrangements.
§ 153A-354. Financial support.
§ 153A-355. Conflicts of interest.
§ 153A-356. Failure to perform duties.
§ 153A-357. Permits.
§ 153A-358. Time limitations on validity of permits.
§ 153A-359. Changes in work.
§ 153A-360. Inspections of work in progress.
§ 153A-361. Stop orders.
§ 153A-362. Revocation of permits.
§ 153A-363. Certificates of compliance.
§ 153A-364. Periodic inspections for hazardous or unlawful conditions.
§ 153A-365. Defects in buildings to be corrected.
§ 153A-366. Unsafe buildings condemned.
§ 153A-367. Removing notice from condemned building.
§ 153A-368. Action in event of failure to take corrective action.
§ 153A-369. Order to take corrective action.
§ 153A-370. Appeal; finality of order not appealed.
§ 153A-371. Failure to comply with order.
§ 153A-372. Equitable enforcement.
§ 153A-372.1. Ordinance authorized as to repair, closing, and demolition of nonresidential buildings or structures; order of public officer.
§ 153A-373. Records and reports.
§ 153A-374. Appeals.
§ 153A-375. Establishment of fire limits.
§ 153A-376. Community development programs and activities.
§ 153A-377. Acquisition and disposition of property for redevelopment.
§ 153A-378. Low- and moderate-income housing programs.
§§ G.S. 153A-379 through 153A-390. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Regional Planning Commissions.
§ 153A-391. Creation; admission of new members.
§ 153A-392. Contents of resolution.
§ 153A-393. Withdrawal from commission.
§ 153A-394. Organization of the commission.
§ 153A-395. Powers and duties.
§ 153A-396. Fiscal affairs.
§ 153A-397. Reports.
§ 153A-398. Regional planning and economic development commissions.
§§ 153A-399 through 153A-400. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Consolidation and Governmental Study Commissions.
§ 153A-401. Establishment; support.
§ 153A-402. Purposes of a commission.
§ 153A-403. Content of concurrent resolutions.
§ 153A-404. Powers of a commission.
§ 153A-405. Referendum; General Assembly action.
§§ 153A-406 through 153A-420. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Regional Solid Waste Management Authorities.
§ 153A-421. Definitions; applicability; creation of authorities.
§ 153A-422. Purposes of an authority.
§ 153A-423. Membership; board; delegates.
§ 153A-424. Contents of charter.
§ 153A-425. Organization of authorities.
§ 153A-426. Withdrawal from an authority.
§ 153A-427. Powers of an authority.
§ 153A-428. Fiscal accountability; support from other governments.
§ 153A-429. Long-term contract permitted by and with an authority.
§ 153A-430. Compliance with other law.
§ 153A-431. Issuance of revenue bonds and notes.
§ 153A-432. Advances.
§§ 153A-433 through 153A-434: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-435. Liability insurance; damage suits against a county involving governmental functions.
§ 153A-436. Photographic reproduction of county records.
§ 153A-436.1. SBI and State Crime Laboratory access to view and analyze recordings.
§ 153A-437. Assistance to historical organizations.
§ 153A-438. Beach erosion control and flood and hurricane protection works.
§ 153A-439. Support of extension activities; personnel rules for extension employees.
§ 153A-440. Promotion of soil and water conservation work.
§ 153A-440.1. Watershed improvement programs; drainage and water resources development projects.
§ 153A-441. County surveyor.
§ 153A-442. Animal shelters.
§ 153A-443. Redesignation of site of "courthouse door," etc.
§ 153A-444. Parks and recreation.
§ 153A-445. Miscellaneous powers found in Chapter 160A.
§ 153A-446. County may offer reward for information as to persons damaging county property.
§ 153A-447. Certain counties may appropriate funds to Western North Carolina Development Association, Inc.
§ 153A-448. Mountain ridge protection.
§ 153A-449. Contracts with private entities; contractors must use E-Verify.
§ 153A-450. Contracts for construction of satellite campuses of community colleges.
§ 153A-451. Reimbursement agreements.
§ 153A-452. Restriction of certain forestry activities prohibited.
§ 153A-453. Quarterly reports by Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services area authority or county program.
§ 153A-454. Stormwater control.
§ 153A-455. Program to finance energy improvements.
§ 153A-456. Limitation on the use of public funds.
§ 153A-457. Notice prior to construction.
§ 153A-458. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-459. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-460. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-461. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-462. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-463. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-464. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-465. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-466. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-467. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-468. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-469. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-470. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 153A-471. Unified government.
§ 153A-472. Definitions.
§ 153A-472.1. Property tax levy.
§ 153A-473. Applicability.