Bill Summaries: S784 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 30 2024 - View summary

    Amends GS 40A-3(b1) by adding Currituck County to those that may exercise eminent domain for the following purposes: (1) opening, widening, extending, or improving roads, streets, alleys, and sidewalks; (2) establishing, extending, enlarging, or improving any of the public enterprises listed in GS 153A‑274; (3) establishing, enlarging, or improving parks, playgrounds, and other recreational facilities; (4) establishing, extending, enlarging, or improving storm sewer and drainage systems and works, or sewer and septic tank lines and systems; (5) establishing, enlarging, or improving hospital facilities, cemeteries, or library facilities; (6) constructing, enlarging, or improving city halls, fire stations, office buildings, courthouse jails and other buildings for use by any department, board, commission, or agency; (7) establishing drainage programs and programs to prevent obstructions to the natural flow of streams, creeks, and natural water channels or improving drainage facilities; (8) acquiring designated historic properties, designated as such before October 1, 1989, or acquiring a designated landmark designated as such on or after October 1, 1989, for which an application has been made for a certificate of appropriateness for demolition, in pursuance of the specified purposes; (9) opening, widening, extending, or improving public wharves; (10) engaging in or participating with other governmental entities in acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, extending, or otherwise building or improving beach erosion control or flood and hurricane protection works, including, but not limited to, the acquisition of any property that may be required as a source for beach renourishment; and (11) establishing access for the public to public trust beaches and appurtenant parking areas. Amends GS 40A-42 by making conforming changes.