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
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 sale.
(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 compliance with
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