02 NCAC 20B .0102          TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

(a)  Applicable North Carolina laws relating to traffic, parking and the operation of motor vehicles, as amended from time to time, are hereby incorporated into and made a part of these regulations, and the same shall be in full force and effect as to all parts of the North Carolina State Fair grounds, and as to the operation of motor vehicles therein and thereon, and shall have the same force and effect as though the said provisions were herein specifically set out in full.

(b)  Parking on all streets within the fair grounds is prohibited between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. during the period of the fair.  All trucks and motorized vehicles must complete their deliveries and be off the streets by 10:00 a.m. each day.  Absolutely no deliveries will be allowed (with the exception of ice) by motorized vehicles between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and midnight all days of the fair.  During the period of the fair, certain locations within the fair grounds will be designated "restricted area."  Parking or vehicular traffic within such restricted areas is prohibited without special permit.  During all periods of the year other than State Fair period, vehicles may not be parked on State Fair streets or in State Fair parking lots for a period in excess of 24 hours.  Vehicles left on the grounds in violation of this Rule may be towed away and impounded at owner's risk and expense.

(c)  Unauthorized vehicles will not be allowed on the North Carolina State Fair grounds except in parking areas during the period of the annual State Fair unless such vehicles are on display in an exhibition and in such case, said vehicles must be kept in exhibit location and may not, under any circumstances, be operated on the streets of the fair grounds.  State Fair personnel are authorized to use vehicles where necessary on the fair grounds in performance of duties.

(d)  The State Fair management has set aside parking spaces for automobiles in various parts of the State Fair grounds.  Automobiles and articles may be left in said parking spaces during the period of the State Fair at owner's risk.

(e)  Any trailer or similar vehicle used for sleeping or cooking must be parked in the limited areas established for that purpose.

(f)  A vehicle parked in violation of North Carolina statutes and these regulations shall be removed to a parking lot outside the fence.  Administration office shall be notified of make of car, license and where it is moved to.  State Fair is not responsible for any damage in moving or after moving.

(g)  The Manager of the State Fair shall have authority to order the placement of such traffic control or restrictive signals and signs on the State Fair grounds as he shall deem necessary for the proper safety, protection and control of said fair grounds.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 30, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.