HOUSE BILL 728
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON TO ALLOW HISTORIC DISTRICT, HISTORIC PROPERTIES AND BUILDING INSPECTIONS JURISDICTION BETWEEN ONE AND ONE AND ONE-HALF MILES FROM THE CITY LIMITS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Article XI of the Charter of the City of Washington, as the same appears in Chapter 163 of the Session Laws of 1963, is hereby amended to read as follows:
"PLANNING AND REGULATION OF DEVELOPMENT.
"Sec. 11.1. Extraterritorial Powers. The City shall have and may exercise all of the powers set out in Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes of North Carolina, as the same may from time to time be amended, within an area which it shall define; provided, that the boundaries of such area shall not extend more than one and one-half miles beyond its corporate limits."
Sec. 2. Section 19.4 (Subdivision Control Authority) of the Charter of the City of Washington, as the same appears in Section 1(b) of Chapter 280 of the Session Laws of 1965, is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 4th day of May, 1981.