AN ACT TO PROHIBIT MUNICIPALITIES FROM REGULATING OFF-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS. SL 2019-131. Enacted July 19, 2019. Effective July 19, 2019.
Bill Summaries: H495 (2019-2020 Session)
Summary date: Jul 22 2019 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 13 2019 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition changes the act's titles.
Summary date: Apr 10 2019 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 1st edition changes the effective date of the act to now provide that the act is effective when it becomes law (was, effective retroactively to October 1, 2018, and applied to municipal ordinances enacted on or after that date). Additionally, deletes the provision deeming void and unenforceable any municipal ordinance inconsistent with the act.
Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - View summary
Amends GS 130A-335 to prohibit any municipalities from prohibiting, regulating by ordinance, or enforcing an existing ordinance that regulates the use of off-site wastewater systems or other systems approved by the Department of Health and Human Service under rules adopted by the Commission for Public Health so long as the proposed system meets the specific conditions of the approval. Retroactively applies to municipal ordinances enacted on or after October 15, 2018. Voids and deems unenforceable any inconsistent municipal ordinance.