Posts Tagged ‘ETJ’

Satellite Area Boundaries are Corporate Limits, But Not for Purposes of Contiguous Annexation or ETJ.

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

North Carolina annexation law allows non-contiguous, “satellite” annexation by petition, subject to several requirements regarding the size and location of the property to be annexed. Once annexed, these areas are, for almost all purposes, considered to be part of the city: “From and after the effective date of the annexation ordinance, the annexed area and […]

Can a City Really Zone Land Outside the City?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Frank Graham inherited a 600-acre wooded tract located about a half mile outside a small town in rural North Carolina. With the economy turning around he is considering moving forward with development of the tract. He has been thinking a residential subdivision and shopping center would fit nicely on this tract. He thinks a portion […]