AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO PROVIDE EACH COUNTY WITH ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION OF INACTIVE HAZARDOUS SITES WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION AND TO REQUIRE INCLUSION OF SUCH INFORMATION ON SEARCHABLE MAPPING SYSTEMS OPERATED BY COUNTIES; TO PROVIDE NOTICE ON THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DISCLOSURE FORM OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY'S WEB SITE CONCERNING CONTAMINATED PROPERTIES; AND TO MODIFY RECORDATION REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO INACTIVE HAZARDOUS SITES.
Enacts new GS 130A-310.8A. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to provide each county electronic access to Geographical Information System (GIS) data on the location and dimensions of each inactive hazardous substance or waste disposal site located within a county's jurisdiction. Requires each county to make the GIS data available in any searchable property mapping system the county maintains for use by the public. Requires the information to be accompanied by a specified disclaimer, made in a conspicuous manner.
Amends GS 47E-4 to require the North Carolina Real Estate Commission's disclosure statement to include a notice that information on contaminated properties may be obtained from the Department of Environmental Quality.
Amends GS 130A-310.8 to direct the Department to further determine the dimensions of inactive hazardous substance or waste disposal sites.
Effective July 1, 2017.
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