Bill Summaries: S254 (2021)

  • Summary date: Mar 11 2021 - View summary

    Amends the Holly Springs Charter, SL 2003-73 (as amended), as follows. Allows the Town to adopt ordinances to regulate the removal and preservation of existing trees and shrubs as part of development projects, no longer limiting this to the specified buffer zones. Amends the requirements to be met by such ordinances, to (1) require that the ordinances be enforced as provided in GS 160A-175 (enforcement of ordinances); (2) no longer limit the ordinances to situations where undeveloped property is planned or zoned in accordance with adopted municipal plans and zoning regulations; and (3) no longer require the ordinances to provide that a survey of individual trees is not required. Updates a statutory cross-reference.