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482
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Environmental aestheticians and promoters of outdoor advertising have clashed for years over the reasonable extent of outdoor advertising; so, too, have the federal government and local officials.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 52 Issue 4, Spring 1987, p29-42, f
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1753
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The Orange County Board of Commissioners in 1993 adopted an ordinance mandating the imposition of impact fees on new development in the county to raise funds to finance new school construction. The county is the first in the state to introduce such fees
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School Law Bulletin (NoCar K 23 C33), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p1-13, il
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3786
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The 1996 General Assembly passed very little legislation pertaining to the work of building and housing inspectors and other code enforcers. The most important bills dealt with fire safety in student housing and in adult care, group, and nursing homes.
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Code Enforcement Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7859 A1 C62), Vol. Issue 1, Oct 1996, p1-4, il
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3787
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Important legislation pertaining to code enforcement passed by the 1997 General Assembly move code changes from a one-year to three-year cycle and make it easier to serve housing code complaints and orders. Also included is legislation affecting building inspector training.
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Code Enforcement Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7859 A1 C62), Vol. Issue 2, Nov 1997, p1-7, il
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4433
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The 1999 North Carolina General Assembly enacted a number of building code enforcement laws. One law allows governments to privatize inspection services by contracting with companies employing certified code-enforcement officials. Other legislation includes making new requirements for general contractors' licensing exams; requiring fire service water mains to meet fire code standards; and requiring landlords in cities over 200,000 to meet certain heating standards in rental units.
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Code Enforcement Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7859 A1 C62), Vol. Issue 3, Nov 1999, p1-6, f
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16117
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In 2001-2002 the General Assembly passed legislation affecting officials who enforce the State Building Code. A change in state law is a new process for amending the State Building Code, and the law affecting the ability of building inspectors to inspect manufactured homes was clarified. Zoning enforcement officials had only a few statutory changes.
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Code Enforcement Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7859 A1 C62), Vol. Issue 4, Dec 2002, p1-12
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16120
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The 2003 North Carolina General Assembly passed fewer pieces of new legislation affecting code enforcement than it has recently. Little statewide legislation was adopted. A comprehensive act affecting manufactured and modular housing was passed.
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Code Enforcement Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7859 A1 C62), Vol. Issue 5, Oct 2003, p1-6
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18223
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During the early and mid-20th-century, population generally shifted to urban areas. However throughout the 1970s, the trend stalls and rural populations increased at the same rate as urban areas. Though considered a positive demographical change, growing populations in the state's countryside also caused land developers to reexamine land use, planning, and zoning of the rural landscape.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Summer 1980, p28-34
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18350
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As North Carolina cities grow, they face the problem of administering authority of sprawl and subdivisions. This article looks at the scope of subdivision regulation in North Carolina, particularly at the scope of the laws, and penalties for evasion and how it is enforced.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 45 Issue 1, Summer 1979, p20-28
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18555
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A recent technological and economic trend that has gone largely unnoticed has been the increased use of solar energy in North Carolina. Today over 3,000 passive solar homes, 2,000 domestic solar water-heating systems, and 300 active solar space heating systems are being used in the state.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Fall 1983, p21-27, bibl, f
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28714
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The United States Supreme Court decision in Nollan v. California Coastal Commission declared an unconstitutional taking of a small beachfront property for a public access easement. The implications of the case for North Carolina governments emphasize the rights of private property and coastal development regulations.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 30, Aug 1987, p1-6, f
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31211
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Ducker surveys state legislation that impacts planning activities in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia. Legislative topics range from, Housing, zoning and building codes to energy issues and radioactive waste disposal.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Fall 1981, p22-28, il
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930
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Reservation techniques are used by local governments and the North Carolina Board of Transportation to protect the right-of-way for state and local streets and highways.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 58 Issue 2, Fall 1992, p32-40, il, f
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