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Preempted? Let Me Count The Ways.

September 30, 2013

One of the basic principles of local government law in North Carolina is that cities and counties have only those powers delegated to them by the General Assembly.  Another is that any action taken by a local government must be … Read more

Outdoor Advertising: Winning the Preemption Game

March 24, 2011

UPDATE September 2013:  Legislation adopted by the 2013 General Assembly extends state law preemption to existing outdoor advertising signs that conform to state rules and local ordinances.  Section 8(b) of S.L. 2013 – 413 adds a new G.S. 136-131.2 to … Read more