Sec. 14-12. - Approval procedures and approval authority.
   (a)   Except as otherwise provided for in this section, an application for site specific vesting plan approval shall be processed in accordance with the procedures established by ordinance and shall be considered by the designated approval authority for the specific type of zoning or land use permit or approval for which application is made.
   (b)   In order to obtain a zoning vested right, the applicant must request in writing at the time of application that the application be considered and acted on by the board of commissioners following notice and a public hearing as provided in G.S. 160A-108.1.
   (c)   In order for a zoning vested right to be established upon approval of a site specific vesting plan, the applicant must indicate at the time of application, on a form to be provided by the county, that a zoning vested right is being sought.
   (d)   Each map, plat, site plan or other document evidencing a site specific vesting plan shall contain the following notation:
      "Approval of this plan established a zoning vested right under G.S. 153A-344.1. Unless terminated at an earlier date, the zoning vested right shall be valid until two years from date of issuance."
   (e)   Following approval or conditional approval of a site specific vesting plan, nothing in this chapter shall exempt such a plan from subsequent reviews and
approvals to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the original approval, provided that such reviews and approvals are not inconsistent with the original approval.
   (f)   Nothing in this section shall prohibit the revocation of the original approval or other remedies for failure to comply with applicable terms and conditions of the approval or the development ordinance.
(Ord. of 7-10-2000, § 1.9.2; Amend. of - - )