02 NCAC 09L .0519          CERTIFICATION

(a)  Pesticide applicators, public operators, and pest control consultants, as defined by G.S. 143-460, who have completed the pesticide license examination requirements of G.S. 143‑453 or 143‑455, as applicable, are certified to use or supervise the use of any restricted use pesticide, as defined by Rule .0502(1) of this Section. Certification is valid only for those uses covered by the certified individual's certification category(ies), as defined by Rule .0504 of this Section.

(b)  The term of certification shall be five years for individuals licensed to use ground equipment and two years for individuals (contractors and pilots) licensed to use aerial equipment. However, all individuals shall renew their pesticide license annually, as required in the North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑437(1); 143‑440(b); 143‑452(a); 143‑453(c)(2); 143‑455(d);

Eff. September 10, 1980;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1990;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.