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North Carolina > Elections And Election Laws > Municipal Elections (§ § 163-279 through 163-320) Article 23. Municipal Election Procedure (§ § 163-279 through 163-290)

§ 163-282. Residency defined for voting in municipal elections.

Overview of Statute

Residency in a municipality is the same as a county, and a person cannot reside in more than one municipality.


The rules for determining residency within a municipality shall be the same as prescribed in G.S. 163-57 for determining county residency. No person shall be entitled to reside in more than one city or town at the same time.

(1971, c. 835, s. 1; 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)

Definition [person]

The term “person” means any business entity, corporation, insurance company, labor union, or professional association.

§ 163A-1411 (72). Definitions.