CLARIFY AGRICULTURAL ZONING.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 505 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FROM ZONING FOR A BONA FIDE FARM INCLUDES GRAIN STORAGE FACILITIES.
Intro. by Jackson, Cook.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-347 (Senate Action) (Jul 23 2013)

Bill History:

S 505/S.L. 2013-347

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 25 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FROM ZONING FOR A BONA FIDE FARM INCLUDES GRAIN STORAGE FACILITIES. Enacted July 23, 2013. Effective July 23, 2013.


  • Summary date: Apr 24 2013 - More information

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

    Deletes proposed language in GS 153A-340(b)(2) that referred to bona fide farm purposes, including specified activities as they occur on the affected farm property or land owned or leased to or from others by the farm owner, including other tracts of land in the state and land owned or leased in other states, and replaces it with language that states, for the purposes of this subdivision, "when performed on the farm," found in GS 106-581.1(6), includes the farm within the jurisdiction of the county and any other farm owned or leased to or from others by the bona fide farm operator, no matter where located.


  • Summary date: Mar 27 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 153A-340 (Grant of power), adding the activities relating to, and the production of, grains to the list of bona fide farm purposes qualifying for a zoning exemption, as well as other forms of agriculture, whether they occur on the affected farm property or land owned or leased to or from others by the farm owner, including other tracts of land in the state and land owned or leased in other states.

    Amends GS 106-581.1 (Agriculture defined), clarifying that "agriculture," "agricultural," and "farming" also refer to a public or private grain warehouse or warehouse operations where grain is held 10 days or longer and includes, but is not limited to, all buildings, elevators, equipment, and warehouses.


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