Bill Summary for S 859 (2013-2014)

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Jul 23 2014

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 859 (Local) Filed Tuesday, May 27, 2014
AN ACT RELATING TO MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF VACATION RENTALS AND OTHER TRANSIENT OCCUPANCIES.
Intro. by Tarte.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Deletes General Assembly findings and intent provisions in proposed GS 160A-394, concerning zoning regulations for residential vacation rentals. Makes organizational and clarifying changes. Sets out nine (was, 12) limits or conditions that can be included in adopted zoning regulations (limits and conditions in previous edition were required to be included), including prohibition of vacation rentals or other transient occupancy in certain residential zoning districts (previously included as "prohibition in certain residential zoning districts") and completion and filing of financial reports and payment of any occupancy taxes (previously included as "financial reports and payment of any occupancy taxes"). Deletes the following previously included limits or conditions from the list: location of trash containers, fire marshal inspection, and minimum and maximum occupancy.

Uncodifies but retains the provision stating that nothing in the act affects or repeals any ordinance that was adopted under a city's general police powers or zoning authority before the enactment of the act.

Deletes proposed changes to GS 160A-424.

Provides that the act is effective when it becomes law and expires on December 31, 2021. 

 

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