GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DESIGNATE STATE TRAILS BY WRITTEN AGREEMENTS WITH PRIVATE LANDOWNERS AND OTHER UNITS OF GOVERNMENT WITHOUT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO POSSESS AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 113A-87 reads as rewritten:
"§ 113A-87. Authority to designate trails.
The Department may establish and designate
and recreation trails components of the North Carolina Trails System on
(i) lands administered by the Department ; or on lands,
(ii) lands under the jurisdiction of a State department, political
subdivision, or federal agency agency, or (iii) private
lands providing; provided, fee-simple title, or lesser
estates, scenic easements, easements of surface ingress and egress running with
the land or, leases, or other written agreements are
obtained from landowners through which a State trail may pass."
Sec. 2. This act becomes effective October 1, 1991.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 27th day of May, 1991.
James C. Gardner
President of the Senate
Daniel Blue, Jr.
Speaker of the House of Representatives