Bill Summary for H 635 (2015-2016)

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Apr 13 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 635 (Public) Filed Monday, April 13, 2015
AN ACT TO PREVENT CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE FROM SUBTERRANEAN PIPES BY REQUIRING LISTING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION ON PLATS AND SURVEYS PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT AND REQUIRING AS-BUILT POST-CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.
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Requires that before a city or county may issue a permit for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, movement, removal, or demolition of a building pursuant to either GS 160A-417 (municipal) or GS 153A-357 (county) that involves:

  • construction of water or sewer lines or related facilities
  • public or private storm drainage, or
  • stormwater systems,

the city or county must receive a plat that includes specific information about the pipes to be used and the plans for placement of the pipes.

Also adds new statutes, GS 153A-363.1 (county) and GS 160A-423.1 (municipal), requiring post-construction drawings to be submitted that include the same information that was required in the plat before a certificate of compliance can be issued.

Effective October 1, 2015. 

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