01 NCAC 25 .0802             PROCESS

(a)  Upon the request of the local government, state agencies with jurisdiction by law or special expertise shall advise on matters related to the environmental documentation.  This is not to relieve the local government of their responsibility under G.S. 113A‑8 or to accept any responsibility on behalf of the state for the preparation of the document.

(b)  An environmental document as defined in G.S. 113A‑9(2) may be submitted to the Clearinghouse by the local government.  The Clearinghouse shall circulate the document for review and comment in the same manner as provided in this Chapter.

(c)  Upon notification from the local government that an environmental document is to be required, the Clearinghouse shall send notification to all affected state agencies and publish such notice in the Environmental Bulletin.  In processing applications for state permits, state agencies may consider any information generated by the local government pursuant to this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑8; 113A-11;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. May 3, 1993;

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