WCSR Land Use Practice Group

Land Use Litigator Video Series: Municipalities in North Carolina

In the latest video installment from the North Carolina Land Use Litigator, John Cooke and Mike Thelen get into the details of that unique political species: the “municipality” (really, the legal name for cities and towns).  In this episode, Mike and John address:

— What is a “municipality” in North Carolina, and is it different from a “county”?
— What powers do municipalities possess that general State government lacks, and why is there such a discrepancy between State and municipal powers?
— What kinds or types of powers do municipalities possess, and how are these powers unique?
— What are the effective means of working with and/or communicating with a municipality, as a developing entity?

The video can be accessed here.

Mike Thelen practices in Womble, Carlyle’s Real Estate Litigation and Land Use practice group. He regularly represents a wide variety of clients, from local governments to businesses, in land use and land development matters in both state and federal venues throughout North Carolina.

Follow the North Carolina Land Use Litigator on Twitter at @nclanduselaw and “like” us on Facebook here.

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