|NEW STANDARDS effective December 1, 2004|
CHAPTER 140: LAND RECORDS
This chapter shall be known and cited as the Macon County Modernization of
|§140.02 PURPOSE AND STATUTORY AUTHORITY.|
|§140.03 REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION.|
|§140.04 ASSIGNMENT OF PARCEL INDENTIFIER NUMBERS.|
The county land records office shall have the exclusive authority to create and assign parcel identifier numbers and shall maintain appropriate procedures to ensure that no two parcels of property will be assigned the same parcel identifier number.
|§140.05 PARCEL IDENTIFIER NUMBERS REQUIRED.|
Every map or plat (including a map or plat incorporated by reference in a deed or other instrument of conveyance), subdivision plat or land survey plot that creates or more fully defines one or more parcels of land must have a parcel identifier number affixed to it and verified by the county land records office before it can be registered. This requirement shall not apply to floodplain maps, annexation and municipal boundary maps, and any other similar maps prepared by governmental agencies.(Ord. adopted 11-1-2004)
|§140.06 ORDER OF PROCESSING INSTRUMENTS.|
All maps, plats or instruments affecting the same parcel or related parcels shall be processed by the county land records office in the order in which they were presented. (Ord. adopted 11-1-2004)
|§140.07 DESCRIPTIONS OF PARCELS FOR WHICH IDENTIFIER NUMBER DO NOT EXIST.|
|§140.08 EFFECTIVE DATE|
This ordinance shall be implemented and become effective December 1, 2004, and shall apply to any deed, deed of trust, easement, boundary agreement, map or plat, or any other instrument affecting real property presented for registration on or after that date. (Ord. adopted 11-1-2004)
Recording Standards, effective October 1, 2011 (NCGS 161-14)
If an instrument does not meet these requirements, the register of deeds shall record the document after collecting the Non-standard document fee of $25.00 along with the Recording fee. If the instrument is non-standard due to the font size being smaller than 10 points, the register of deeds has the discretion of considering it legible and not charge the non-standard fee.