GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT ENABLING THE TOWNS OF NAGS HEAD AND KILL DEVIL HILLS TO PASS AN ORDINANCE TO REQUIRE THAT ALL RENTAL RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS HAVE AUTOMATIC SMOKE DETECTORS, AND TO ALLOW PAWN SHOPS TO OPERATE IN THE COLINGTON TAX DISTRICT.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of the North Carolina State Building Code or any law to the contrary, and after a public hearing by the town governing board, the town may provide, by ordinance, that the owners of all existing rental residential dwelling units, including hotel and motel units, whose units are not required to have smoke detectors under the State Building Code shall install automatic smoke detectors in each of the units within 90 days after the effective date of the ordinance.
Sec. 1.1. (a) The last sentence of Section 4 of Chapter 1155 of the 1957 Session Laws, as amended by Chapters 169, 382, and 968 of the 1983 Session Laws and Chapter 48 of the 1985 Session Laws, reads as rewritten:
"Sections 1 and 2 of this act also apply to Alleghany, Dare, Harnett, Iredell, Jackson, Lenoir, and Pitt Counties, and in the Colington Tax District in Dare County."
(b) Section 3 of Chapter 169 of the 1983 Session Laws, as amended by Chapters 382 and 968 of the 1983 Session Laws and Chapter 48 of the 1985 Session Laws, reads as rewritten:
"Sec. 3. This act applies to Alleghany, Dare, Harnett, Iredell, Jackson, Lenoir, and Pitt Counties only, and in the Colington Tax District in Dare County."
Sec. 2. Section 1 of this act shall apply only to the Towns of Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 23rd day of June, 1988.