GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2023-21
SENATE BILL 276
AN ACT authorizing union county to use wheel locks or other similar devices to enforce parking regulations on county‑owned property and property leased by the county.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 153A‑170 reads as rewritten:
"§ 153A‑170. Regulation of parking on county property.
A county may by ordinance regulate
parking of motor vehicles on county‑owned
property. property or
property leased by the county. Such an ordinance may be enforced pursuant
to G.S. 153A‑123. In addition, the ordinance may provide that
vehicles parked in violation thereof may be immobilized by use of wheel
locks or other similar devices or removed from the property by the county
or an agent of the county to a storage area or garage. If a vehicle is so immobilized
or removed, the owner, as a condition of regaining possession of the
vehicle, shall be required to pay to the county all reasonable costs incidental
to the removal and storage of the vehicle and any fine or penalty due for the
SECTION 2. This act applies only to Union County.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 25th day of May, 2023.
s/ Phil Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Donna McDowell White
Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives