Here are additional statutes and links that deal with specific issues:
Solar panels and devices: https://www.ncleg.gov/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_22B/GS_22B-20.html
Tax exemption for HOA-owned common areas: https://www.ncleg.gov/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_105/GS_105-277.8.html
Corporate name search for Secretary of State: https://www.sosnc.gov/online_services/search/by_title/_Business_Registration
Oversight and licensing: There is no government agency in NC that has oversight over HOAs or their management companies. There is no licensing requirement for managers.
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*The above list may not be a complete list of all laws and regulations that govern HOAs in your state. HOA-USA recommends that you reach out to a law firm that has experience in the field of HOA Law if you have questions concerning laws, state statutes or your governing documents.