AN ACT TO RESTORE MAJORITY RULE TO MUNICIPAL ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS BY REPEAL OF THE QUALIFIED PROTEST PETITION PROCESS.
Repeals GS 160A-385(a) and GS 160A-386, which provided for a qualified protest petition process of zoning map amendments. Makes conforming changes to GS 122C-403(3). Provides that this act also repeals any act providing local authority for submission, review, or action by any municipality on any zoning protest petition, whether or not enacted as a provision in a municipal charter.
Effective July 1, 2015, and applies to zoning ordinance changes adopted on or after that date.
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