01 NCAC 25 .0301             MINIMUM CRITERIA

(a)  State agencies may choose to establish specific minimum criteria designating minimum levels of environmental impact.  Once these criteria have been approved, no filing of environmental documents shall be required for projects whose impacts do not exceed the criteria thresholds.

(b)  If an agency establishes minimum criteria, the agency shall review the criteria every five years and revise them as necessary.

(c)  All proposed minimum criteria and revisions to minimum criteria shall be approved by the Secretary of Administration prior to an agency's publication of Notice of Text under G.S. 150B establishing or revising such minimum criteria.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑11;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1999;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.