Bill Summary for H 899 (2013-2014)

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Apr 16 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 899 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE COUNTIES AND CITIES WITH LIMITED ZONING AUTHORITY OVER CERTAIN LARGE-SCALE POULTRY FARMS.
Intro. by Blackwell, Wells.

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Amends GS 160A-360(k) expanding the type of property located in the geographic area that is subject to the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction to include property that contains an agricultural operation described by subdivisions (3) and (4) of GS 153A-340(b).

Amends GS 153A-340(b)(1) referencing subdivisions (3) and (4) regarding regulations that may affect property used for bona fide farm purposes.

Amends GS 153A-340(b) adding subsection (4) allowing a county to adopt zoning regulations governing poultry farms with an animal waste management system having a capacity of 150,000 or more confined poultry as long as the regulations do not have the effect of excluding these poultry farms from the entire zoning jurisdiction.

Applies to poultry farms constructed on or after July 1, 2013.

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