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Town of North Castle Wetlands Purpose Ordinance
Date Added: Monday, May 8, 2017
Adult Entertainment, Erosion & Sedimentation Control, Scenic Resources, Stormwater Management, Wildlife & Fish Habitat, Natural Resource Protection & Conservation, Drinking Water Protection & Conservation, Wetlands & Watercourse Protection    
New York
Municipal
This law states the Town Board’s rationale for protecting wetlands within the Town of North Castle, NY. Some of the stated reasons include: the import role the wetlands have in cleaning the water supply, their function as a habitat for plant, fish and wildlife species, their role in absorbing stormwater, and their importance as a scenic resource. .. Read More
State of North Carolina Regulation of Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance
Date Added: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Adult Entertainment, State Land Use Law, Regulating Signs & Outdoor Advertising    
North Carolina
State
Under § 160A-181.1(c)(2), cities and counties in North Carolina have explicit authorization to regulate signs and outdoor advertising dealing with sexually oriented businesses. Additionally, under § 121.35, local governments may use conservation agreements to limit signs, billboards or other advertising. (See Conservation Easements, above.) Even in the absence of other overt authority, however, local governments have broad powers in this area, apparently derived from their police powers. See, e.g., Summey Outdoor Advertising, Inc. v. County of .. Read More
State of North Carolina Adult Entertainment Ordinances
Date Added: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Adult Entertainment, State Land Use Law    
North Carolina
State
Section 160A-181.1 authorizes cities and counties to regulate sexually oriented businesses through zoning ordinances, licensing requirements, or other “appropriate ordinances.” Such regulations may include, but are not limited to: restrictions on the location; restrictions on operations, including, inter alia, hours and exterior advertising and noise; reasonable moratoria on new or expanded facilities while studies are conducted and ordinances are considered; and requirements that existing businesses come into compliance with new ordinances. § .. Read More