North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 72 Inns, Hotels and Restaurants

Article 1 - Innkeepers.

  • § 72-1   Must furnish accommodations; contracts for termination valid
    (a) Every innkeeper shall at all times provide suitable lodging accommodations for persons accepted as guests in his inn or hotel. (b) A written statement...
  • § 72-2   Liability for loss of baggage
    Innkeepers shall not be liable for loss, damage or destruction of the baggage or property of their guests except in case such loss, damage, or...
  • § 72-3   Safekeeping of valuables
    It is the duty of innkeepers, upon the request of any guest, to receive from said guest and safely keep money, jewelry and valuables to...
  • § 72-4   Loss by fire
    No innkeeper shall be liable for loss, damage or destruction of any baggage or property caused by fire not resulting from the negligence of the...
  • § 72-5   Negligence of guest
    Any innkeeper against whom claim is made for loss sustained by a guest may show that such loss resulted from the negligence of such guest...
  • § 72-6   Copies of this Article to be posted
    Every innkeeper shall keep posted in every room of his house occupied by guests, and in the office, a printed copy of this Article and...
  • § 72-7   Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 663, s. 1
  • § 72-7.1   Admittance of pets to hotel rooms
    (a) Innkeepers may permit pets in rooms used for sleeping purposes and in adjoining rooms. Persons bringing pets into a room in which they are...

Article 2 - Sanitary Inspection and Conduct.

Article 3 - Immoral Practices of Guests of Hotels and Lodging Houses.

Article 4 - Licensing and Regulation of Tourist Camps and Homes, Cabin Camps, Roadhouses and Public Dance Halls.

Article 5 - Sanitation of Establishments Providing Food and Lodging.

Article 6 - Advertisements by Motor Courts, Tourist Camps, etc.

  • § 72-50   Rate advertisements to contain additional data
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, who owns, operates or who has control of the operation of any motor court, tourist...
  • § 72-51   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person, firm, or corporation, violating the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1955, c. 1200, s. 2; 1993,...
  • § 72-52   Article declared supplemental
    This Article is declared to be supplemental in nature and shall not be construed to repeal any existing law relating to the operation of any...