§ 87‑118.  Reserve to the State the power to regulate.

The provisions in this Article supersede and preempt any ordinance adopted by a city or county that purports to do any of the following:

(1) Require operators to obtain permits from a city or county in order to identify facilities.

(2) Require premarking or marking of facilities.

(3) Specify the types of paint or other marking devices that are used to identify facilities.

(4) Require removal of unexpired marks. The removal of expired marks shall be the responsibility of the city or county. (2013‑407, s. 2.)