AN ACT TO ALLOW FOR THE LAYING OFF OF A CARTWAY OF UP TO THIRTY FEET AND TO CLARIFY CERTAIN SEPTIC TANK SETBACKS. SL 2019-215. Enacted September 4, 2019. Effective September 4, 2019. Section 2 applies to applications and development plans submitted on or before August 1, 2019.
Summary date: Sep 5 2019 - More information
Summary date: Aug 13 2019 - More information
House amendment #2 makes the following changes to the 3rd edition, as previously amended.
Adds the following to the provision establishing the minimum horizontal distance between sanitary sewage treatment and disposal systems to downslope interceptor drains, foundation drains, and stormwater diversions to be 15 feet. Limits the scope of 15A NCAC 18A .1950(a)(15), which establishes minimum distances from drainage systems ranging from 10 to 25 feet, to stormwater diversions with cuts of 2 feet or more in vertical height.
Summary date: Aug 8 2019 - More information
House amendment to the 3rd edition adds the following.
Amends GS 153A-210.1, as amended by SL 2019-190, which provides that Article 9A authorizes counties to impose special assessments on benefited properties and use resulting revenues to meet the counties' critical infrastructure needs. Extends the sunset of Article 9A from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2025, with respect to dam repair projects that have not been approved under a final assessment resolution.
Summary date: Aug 7 2019 - More information
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition adds the following.
Requires the minimum horizontal distance between every sanitary sewage treatment and disposal system and downslope interceptor drains, foundation drains, and storm water diversion to be 15 feet, notwithstanding the specified administrative rule. Applies to applications and development plans submitted on or before August 1, 2019.
Makes conforming changes to the act's titles and effective date provisions.
Summary date: Apr 17 2019 - More information
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Modifies the proposed changes to GS 136-69 to allow a cartway, tramway, or railway to be wider than the current limit of 18 feet in width, but no more than 30 feet in width. Removes the proposed qualification of a determination by a jury of view that it is necessary or alternatively that there is good cause (existing language requires a determination that the expansion is necessary, reasonable, and just). Makes conforming changes to the long title.
Summary date: Mar 25 2019 - More information
Amends GS 136-69, which allows for a special proceeding for the laying of a cartway, tramway, or railway in instances where there is no public road or adequate means of transportation to get to land where timber is being cut and removed, there is a quarry or mine, or there is an industrial or manufacturing plant or cemetery. Adds that a cartway, tramway, or railway may be wider than the current limit of 18 feet in width, but no more than 30 feet in width, if a jury of view determines that it is necessary or there is good cause. Applies to special proceedings filed on or after the date the act becomes law.
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