GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2011-34
SENATE BILL 263
AN ACT to allow municipalities in wake county to exempt bona fide farms from obtaining building permits for accessory buildings in its extraterritorial jurisdiction.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 160A‑360 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(k) A municipality may provide in its zoning ordinance that an accessory building of a 'bona fide farm' as defined by G.S. 153A‑340(b) has the same exemption from the building code as it would have under county zoning as provided by Part 3 of Article 18 of Chapter 153A of the General Statutes. "
SECTION 2. This act applies only to the City of Raleigh and the Towns of Apex, Cary, Fuquay‑Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 12th day of April, 2011.
s/ Walter H. Dalton
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives