GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2008-22
SENATE BILL 1597
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CABARRUS COUNTY; THE CITIES OF CONCORD, DURHAM, KANNAPOLIS, AND LOCUST; AND THE TOWNS OF CARY, HARRISBURG, MIDLAND, MOUNT PLEASANT, AND STANFIELD TO PROVIDE DEVELOPMENT incentives IN EXCHANGE FOR REDUCTIONs IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Sections 1 and 2 of S.L. 2007-241 read as rewritten:
"SECTION 1. Land-Use Development
Cities and towns Counties and municipalities, for the
purpose of reducing the amount of energy consumption by new development, and
thereby promoting the public health, safety, and welfare, may adopt ordinances to
grant a density bonus, make adjustments to otherwise applicable development
requirements, or provide other incentives to a developer or builder
within the county or municipality and its extraterritorial planning
jurisdiction if the developer or builder agrees to construct new
development or reconstruct existing development in a manner that the county
or municipality determines, based on generally recognized standards
established for such purposes, makes a significant contribution to the
reduction of energy consumption.
"SECTION 2. This act applies only to
County, the Cities of Asheville, Charlotte, Concord, Durham, Kannapolis,
Locust, and Wilmington, and to the Towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill.Carrboro,
Cary, Chapel Hill, Harrisburg, Midland, Mount Pleasant, and Stanfield."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 30th day of June, 2008.
s/ Marc Basnight
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Joe Hackney
Speaker of the House of Representatives