Posts Tagged ‘Home Rule’

Is North Carolina a Dillon’s Rule State?

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

North Carolina is often described as a “Dillon’s Rule” state. What does that mean? Is it the opposite of home rule? Does it mean our courts apply Dillon’s Rule in interpreting the scope of local government authority? Or does it simply reflect the fact that local governments in North Carolina have no inherent authority and […]