Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends GS 153A-341.1 to allow counties to adopt or enforce zoning regulations or other provisions which exclude individual manufactured homes on individual lots from any area zoned for single-family residential use in areas heavily dependent on tourism. Restricts adopting or enforcing zoning regulations that make such exclusions on more than 10 percent of the county land area. Clarifies that the reasonable appearance criteria for manufactured homes (1) is limited to the criteria as specified in this bill and (2) cannot prohibit the placement of manufactured homes on individual lots. Makes clarifying changes to the severability clause. Makes the act effective when it becomes law (was, October 1, 2013).
Bill Summaries: H769 (2013-2014 Session)
Summary date: Jun 17 2014 - View summary
Summary date: Apr 25 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 153A-341.1 (zoning regulations for manufactured homes) deleting "historic districts" as an example of areas where uniform aesthetic and design standards are imposed andthe placement of manufactured homes may reasonably be restricted.
Removes criteria from the definition of manufactured home that the home be a transportable structure of at least 320 square feet built on permanent chassis structures.
Permits a county to adopt and enforce reasonable appearance criteria for manufactured homes. Provides that the criteria is to by adopted by ordinance. Provides that nothing in this section is to be construed as preempting or superseding valid restrictive covenants that run with the land.
Makes organizational and clarifying changes.
Summary date: Apr 12 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 153A-341.1, by deleting the provision that GS 160A-383.1 applies to counties, and provides the following instead. Prohibits a county from adopting or enforcing zoning regulations or other provisions which have the effect of excluding individual manufactured homes located on individual lots from any area zoned for single-family residential use, other than in a historic district where uniform aesthetic and design standards are imposed, or in any other area where the county has a compelling interest in preserving aesthetic and design standards. Defines manufactured home for purposes of the statutes. Includes a severability clause. Effective October 1, 2013, and applies to zoning permits and zoning decisions affecting manufactured homes issued on or after that date.