§42-232.1
Statutory Authorization. 
The Legislature of the State of North Carolina has in Part 6 of Article 21 of Chapter 143; Parts 3 and 4 of Article 18
of Chapter 153A; and Article 6 of Chapter 153A of the North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS), delegated local
governmental units the responsibility to adopt regulations designed to promote the public health, safety, and general
welfare.