Article 1A.

Consolidated City-County Powers and Governance.

160B-2.1. Powers of consolidated city-county.

(a) A consolidated city-county shall have and may exercise or may hereafter be authorized or required to exercise the powers, duties, functions, rights, privileges, and immunities granted to:

(1) A county under the Constitution and the general laws of the State of North Carolina, throughout its jurisdiction; and

(2) A city under the Constitution and the general laws of the State of North Carolina, within an urban service district.

(b) Outside the boundaries of an urban service district, the consolidated city-county shall have and may exercise or may hereafter be authorized or required to exercise the same powers, duties, functions, rights, privileges, and immunities granted to a city under the Constitution and the general laws of the State of North Carolina that can be exercised or may hereafter be authorized or required to exercise outside of city boundaries. (1995, c. 461, s. 1.)