Notice is hereby given that the following North Carolina Session Law applies to land contained within Columbus County:
SL 2018-113 (SB711)
§ 106-741. Record notice of proximity to farmlands.
(a) All counties shall require that land records include some form of notice reasonably calculated to alert a person researching the title of a particular tract that such tract is located within one-half mile of a poultry, swine, or dairy qualifying farm or within 600 feet of any other qualifying farm or within one-half mile of a voluntary agricultural district.
(b) In no event shall the county or any of its officers, employees, or agents be held liable in damages for any misfeasance, malfeasance, or nonfeasance occurring in good faith in connection with the duties or obligations imposed by any ordinance adopted under subsection (a).
(c) In no event shall any cause of action arise out of the failure of a person researching the title of a particular tract to report to any person the proximity of the tract to a qualifying farm or voluntary agricultural district as defined in the Article.
(d) In no event shall any cause of action arise out of the failure of a person licensed under Chapters 93A or 93E of the General Statutes for failure to report to any person the proximity of a tract to a qualifying farm or voluntary agricultural district as defined in this Article.
TAX PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE VIA THE FOLLOWING:
BY MAIL, PHONE (877-768-4775), ON-LINE, DROPBOX OR IN PERSON
Columbus County Tax Office
P.O. Box 1468
Whiteville, NC 28472
To pay your bill online please go to columbus.webtaxpay.com