GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 130A-334 is amended by adding two new subdivisions to read:
"(9a) 'Repair' means the extension, alteration, replacement, or relocation of existing components of a sanitary sewage system.
(3a) 'Maintenance' means normal or routine maintenance including replacement of broken pipes, cleaning, or adjustment to an existing sanitary sewage system."
Sec. 2. G.S. 130A-336 reads as rewritten:
"§ 130A-336. Improvement permit required.
(a) No person shall
commence or assist in the construction,
location location, or
relocation of a residence, place of business business, or place
of public assembly in an area not served by an approved sanitary sewage system
unless an improvement permit is obtained from the local health
department. This requirement shall not apply to a residence exhibited for
sale or stored for later sale and intended to be located at another site after
(b) The local health
department shall issue an improvement permit authorizing work to proceed and
the installation or repair of a sanitary sewage system when it has determined
after a field investigation that the system can be installed and operated in
the rules and this Article. this Article and rules
adopted pursuant to this Article. No person shall commence or assist
in the installation, construction, or repair of a sanitary sewage system, other
than a connection to an approved public or community sewage system, or a
repair of a sanitary sewage system, which repair is not an expansion or improvement
of the system and which is made entirely within the property of the person
making or contracting for the repair, system or maintenance of a
sanitary sewage system, unless the an improvement permit has
been obtained from the local health department. The Department and the
local health department may impose conditions on the issuance of an improvement
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 11th day of June, 1991.
James C. Gardner
President of the Senate
Daniel Blue, Jr.
Speaker of the House of Representatives