HOUSE BILL 131
AN ACT TO AMEND G.S. 160-181.9 RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF OPEN SPACE AREAS, AND G.S. 160-181.10 TO DELETE FORSYTH COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. G.S. 160-181.9 is hereby amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof, to read as follows:
"For the purpose of this Article 'open space' or 'open area' and the 'public use and enjoyment' of interests or rights in real property shall also include open space land and open space uses. The term 'open space land' means any undeveloped or predominantly undeveloped land in an urban area which has value for one or more of the following purposes: (A) park and recreational purposes, (B) conservation of land and other natural resources, or (C) historic or scenic purposes. The term 'open space uses' means any use of open space land for (1) park and recreational purposes, (2) conservation of land and other natural resources, or (3) historic or scenic purposes."
Sec. 2. G.S. 160-181.10 is hereby amended by deleting the words "Forsyth County" in line 3 thereof.
Sec. 3. Chapter 740, Session Laws of 1965, and all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 4. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 5th day of March, 1969.