(a)  Pesticide dealers who have completed the pesticide license examination requirements of G.S. 143‑449 are certified for a period of five years. However, all such individuals shall renew their pesticide licenses annually, as required in the North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971.

(b)  In order to ensure that certified pesticide dealers continue to meet the needs of changing technology necessary for the use of pesticides, they shall be subject to recertification requirements as defined in Rule .0526 of this Section.

(c)  In no event shall the license of a pesticide dealer continue to be renewed annually for more than five years unless the individual has been recertified through one of the options in Rule .0526 of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑448; 143‑449;

Eff. October 22, 1981;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1988;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.