02 NCAC 48A .0901         REGULATED AREAS

The following areas are regulated:

(1)           Exterior Areas. Any areas in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas, or in any other state, which are found to be infested with the sweet potato weevil or which are regulated by the plant regulatory agency of the state concerned;

(2)           North Carolina. New Hanover County: The entire island bordered on the west by the Cape Fear River and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and south of that line established from the Carolina Beach Inlet from the Atlantic Ocean along the Intracoastal Waterway at Snow Canal until it reaches the Cape Fear River;

(3)           Brunswick County. The entire area bordered on the north by the Intracoastal Waterway and on the east by the Cape Fear River and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by a straight line beginning at the junction of Highway 133 with the Intracoastal Waterway, extending south through the point where Highway 133 ends, and terminating at the junction of said straight line with the Atlantic Ocean;

(4)           Other Areas. Any other areas in the State of North Carolina now known or hereafter found infested with the sweet potato weevil shall become subjected to these Regulations upon written notification to those concerned. Such newly infested areas shall be presented at least one time annually to the Board of Agriculture at which time 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;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1989; January 1, 1987;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 24, 2019.