GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT TO EXEMPT THE TOWN OF FAISON FROM CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, TO EXTEND THE TOWN OF FAISON'S EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF BELMONT TO EXTEND ITS EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION TWO MILES FROM ITS CITY LIMITS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Notwithstanding G.S. 160A-384 or any other provision of law, when a city is zoning property, in lieu of mailing a notice of the proposed zoning classification actions to any property owner or other person, a city may publish once a week for four successive calendar weeks in a newspaper having general circulation in the area a map showing the boundaries of the area which the city proposes to zone. Such map shall be not less than one-half of a newspaper page in size and shall be published on the dates that notice of hearing with regard to such proposed zoning actions is published pursuant to G.S. 160A-364. This notice shall only be effective for property owners that reside in the area of general circulation of the newspaper which publishes the notice. Property owners who reside outside of said area, according to the address listed on the most recent property tax listing for the affected property, shall be notified by mail pursuant to G.S. 160A-384.
Sec. 2. In addition to the authority provided in G.S. 160A-360, the Town of Faison may exercise the powers granted in Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes in an area beginning at the Town corporate limits at State Highway 403 West, extending one-half mile on each side of the center line of State Highway 403, extending in a westerly direction to and stopping at the midpoint of state highway 403, one-half mile west of the Interstate Highway 40 western right-of-way boundary.
Sec. 3. Notwithstanding the requirements of G.S. 160A-360(a), the City of Belmont may exercise the powers granted by Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes within a defined area, within Gaston County, extending not more than two miles beyond the City of Belmont corporate limits.
Sec. 4. Sections 1 and 2 of this act apply to the Town of Faison only. Section 3 of this act applies to the City of Belmont only.
Sec. 5. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 8th day of July, 1991.
James C. Gardner
President of the Senate
Daniel Blue, Jr.
Speaker of the House of Representatives