Posts Tagged ‘Streets’

Annexing Streets – Interpreting S.L. 2011-57, and Dealing With Half a Street

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

The recent annexation reform legislation summarized in this blog post, changed the involuntary annexation laws, but left the basic structure for voluntary annexation in place. The legislature, did, however, modify the petition signature requirements by enacting S.L. 2011-57 (HB 171), apparently to address a concern about cities annexing streets they don’t own. The act itself is […]

Snakes with Too Much for Dinner: Conforming to the Transportation Plan

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

UPDATE September 2013:  The North Carolina Department of Transportation has adopted rules and policies concerning the size, location, direction of traffic flow, and the construction of driveway connections into State Highway System roads.  In exercising this authority under G.S. 136-18(29), NCDOT  may require the construction and public dedication of acceleration lanes, deceleration lanes, traffic storage […]