§ 160D-701 Purposes
§ 160D-702 Grant of power
§ 160D-703 Zoning districts
§ 160D-704 Incentives
§ 160D-705 Quasi-judicial zoning decisions
§ 160D-706 Zoning conflicts with other development standards

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 160D > Article 7

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Charter: As defined in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Comprehensive plan: A comprehensive plan that has been officially adopted by the governing board pursuant to G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Conditional zoning: A legislative zoning map amendment with site-specific conditions incorporated into the zoning map amendment. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Development: Any of the following:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102

  • Development approval: An administrative or quasi-judicial approval made pursuant to this Chapter that is written and that is required prior to commencing development or undertaking a specific activity, project, or development proposal. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Development regulation: A unified development ordinance, zoning regulation, subdivision regulation, erosion and sedimentation control regulation, floodplain or flood damage prevention regulation, mountain ridge protection regulation, stormwater control regulation, wireless telecommunication facility regulation, historic preservation or landmark regulation, housing code, State Building Code enforcement, or any other regulation adopted pursuant to this Chapter, or a local act or charter that regulates land use or development. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Dwelling: Any building, structure, manufactured home, or mobile home, or part thereof, used and occupied for human habitation or intended to be so used, and includes any outhouses and appurtenances belonging thereto or usually enjoyed therewith. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Governing board: The city council or board of county commissioners. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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.
  • Local government: A city or county. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Person: An individual, partnership, firm, association, joint venture, public or private corporation, trust, estate, commission, board, public or private institution, utility, cooperative, interstate body, the State of North Carolina and its agencies and political subdivisions, or other legal entity. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Planning board: Any board or commission established pursuant to G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Property: All real property subject to land-use regulation by a local government. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Quasi-judicial decision: A decision involving the finding of facts regarding a specific application of a development regulation and that requires the exercise of discretion when applying the standards of the regulation. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Special use permit: A permit issued to authorize development or land uses in a particular zoning district upon presentation of competent, material, and substantial evidence establishing compliance with one or more general standards requiring that judgment and discretion be exercised as well as compliance with specific standards. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: The division of land for the purpose of sale or development as specified in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Zoning regulation: A zoning regulation authorized by Article 7 of this Chapter. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102