§ 160D-901 Regulation of particular uses and areas
§ 160D-902 Adult businesses
§ 160D-903 Agricultural uses
§ 160D-904 Airport zoning
§ 160D-905 Amateur radio antennas
§ 160D-906 Bee hives
§ 160D-907 Family care homes
§ 160D-908 Fence wraps
§ 160D-909 Fraternities and sororities
§ 160D-910 Manufactured homes
§ 160D-911 Modular homes
§ 160D-912 Outdoor advertising
§ 160D-913 Public buildings
§ 160D-914 Solar collectors
§ 160D-915 Temporary health care structures
§ 160D-916 Streets and transportation
§ 160D-920 Local environmental regulations
§ 160D-921 Forestry activities
§ 160D-922 Erosion and sedimentation control
§ 160D-923 Floodplain regulations
§ 160D-924 Mountain ridge protection
§ 160D-925 Stormwater control
§ 160D-926 Water supply watershed management
§ 160D-930 Purpose and compliance with federal law
§ 160D-931 Definitions
§ 160D-932 Local authority
§ 160D-933 Construction of new wireless support structures or substantial modifications of wireless support structures
§ 160D-934 Collocation and eligible facilities requests of wireless support structures
§ 160D-935 Collocation of small wireless facilities
§ 160D-936 Use of public right-of-way
§ 160D-937 Access to city utility poles to install small wireless facilities
§ 160D-938 Applicability
§ 160D-940 Legislative findings
§ 160D-941 Historic preservation commission
§ 160D-942 Powers of the historic preservation commission
§ 160D-943 Appropriations
§ 160D-944 Designation of historic districts
§ 160D-945 Designation of landmarks
§ 160D-946 Required landmark designation procedures
§ 160D-947 Certificate of appropriateness required
§ 160D-948 Certain changes not prohibited
§ 160D-949 Delay in demolition of landmarks and buildings within historic district
§ 160D-950 Demolition by neglect to contributing structures outside local historic districts
§ 160D-951 Conflict with other laws
§ 160D-960 Powers and duties of commission
§ 160D-961 Staff services; advisory council
§ 160D-962 Annual report
§ 160D-963 Receipt and expenditure of funds

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 160D > Article 9

  • Administrative decision: Decisions made in the implementation, administration, or enforcement of development regulations that involve the determination of facts and the application of objective standards set forth in this Chapter or local government development regulations. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bona fide farm purposes: Agricultural activities as set forth in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Charter: As defined in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • City: 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: Any one of the counties listed in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Determination: A written, final, and binding order, requirement, or determination regarding an administrative decision. 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Legislative hearing: A hearing to solicit public comment on a proposed legislative decision. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Local act: As defined in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102
  • 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 and development regulation jurisdiction: The geographic area defined in Part 2 of this Chapter within which a city or county may undertake planning and apply the development regulations authorized by this Chapter. 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Zoning regulation: A zoning regulation authorized by Article 7 of this Chapter. See North Carolina General Statutes 160D-102