GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2019-131
HOUSE BILL 495
AN ACT to prohibit municipalities from regulating off‑site WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 130A‑335 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(c2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a municipality shall not prohibit or regulate by ordinance or enforce an existing ordinance regulating the use of off‑site wastewater systems or other systems approved by the Department under rules adopted by the Commission when the proposed system meets the specific conditions of the approval."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 9th day of July, 2019.
s/ Ralph E. Hise
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 1:34 p.m. this 19th day of July, 2019