02 NCAC 48A .0703          CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE MOVEMENT OF REGULATED ARTICLES

(a)  Unless exempted in 2 NCAC 48A .0706, Exemptions, a certificate or permit must accompany the movement of regulated articles from any regulated area into or through any point outside thereof.  Regulated articles originating outside of a regulated area may be moved without a certificate or permit if the point of origin is clearly indicated on the shipping document accompanying the regulated articles provided, in the case of articles moved through a regulated area, the regulated articles are protected from infestation, while within regulated areas, to the satisfaction of an inspector.

(b)  Certificates must accompany the movement of regulated articles. The areas designated generally infested shall include those areas outlined in 7 CFR 301.81‑2(a) with the addition of Anson County as follows:

(1)           Anson County.  That portion of the county bounded by a line beginning with the junction of State Secondary Road 1756 and the Pee Dee River; thence south and west along said road to its junction with State Secondary Road 1744; thence south along said road to its junction with State Secondary Road 1745; thence west along said road to its junction with State Secondary Road 1801; thence south and east along said road to its junction with Highway 145; thence north and east along said highway to its junction with Highway 74; thence east along said highway to its junction with State Secondary Road 1748; thence north along said road to its junction with the Pee Dee River;

(2)           Other Areas.  Any other areas in the State of North Carolina now known or hereafter found infested with imported fire ant, such other areas to become immediately subject to these Regulations when the property owner or his agent is notified by the Plant Pest Administrator through a newspaper release or through direct written notice to those concerned.  Such newly infested areas shall be presented at least one time annually to the Board of Agriculture when said board can rescind or confirm such regulated areas.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. January 1, 1985.