GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2019-105
HOUSE BILL 285
AN ACT removing certain restrictions on satellite annexations for the city of sanford AND THE TOWN OF BEAUFORT.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 160A‑58.1 reads as rewritten:
"§ 160A‑58.1. Petition for annexation; standards.
(b) A noncontiguous area proposed for annexation must meet all of the following standards:
(1) The nearest point on the proposed satellite
corporate limits must be not more than three miles from the primary corporate
limits of the annexing city.
SECTION 2. This act applies to the City of Sanford and the Town of Beaufort only.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 10th day of July, 2019.
s/ Ralph E. Hise
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives