158-8 Creation of municipal, county or regional commissions authorized; composition; joining or withdrawing from regional commissions
158-9 Organization of commission; rules and regulations; committees; meetings
158-10 Staff and personnel; contracts for services
158-11 Office and equipment
158-12 Fiscal affairs generally; appropriations
158-13 Powers and duties
158-14 Regional planning and economic development commissions authorized
158-15 Powers granted herein supplementary

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 158 > Article 2

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3