2009 North Carolina Code
Chapter 166A - North Carolina Emergency Management Act.
§ 166A-8. Local emergency authorizations.

§ 166A‑8.  Local emergency authorizations.

Procedures governing the declaration of a local state of emergency:

(1)        A local state of emergency may be declared for any disaster, as defined in G.S. 166A‑4 under the provisions of Article 36A of G.S. Chapter 14.

(2)        Such a declaration shall activate the local ordinances authorized in G.S. 14‑288.12 through 14‑288.14 and any and all applicable local plans, mutual assistance compacts and agreements and shall also authorize the furnishing of assistance thereunder.

(3)        The timing, publication, amendment and recision of local "state of emergency" declarations shall be in accordance with the local ordinance. (1951, c. 1016, s. 6; 1953, c. 1099, s. 4; 1957, c. 950, s. 2; 1959, c. 337, s. 5; 1973, c. 620, s. 9; 1975, c. 734, ss. 12, 14, 16; 1977, c. 848, s. 2.)

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