02 NCAC 48F .0411           ISSUANCE of protected plant permits

Upon receipt of a properly executed application, a permit shall be issued unless:

(1)           the applicant has been assessed a penalty or convicted of any provision of any statute related to the activity for which the application is requested;

(2)           the applicant has failed to disclose information or material required or requested, or has made false statements in connection with the application;

(3)           the applicant has failed to demonstrate a valid justification for the permit and a showing of responsibility;

(4)           authorization of the permit requested potentially threatens a protected plant species population or habitat;

(5)           applicant has failed to pay any required fees;

(6)           applicant has failed to submit timely, accurate, or valid reports as required under permit; or

(7)           NCDA&CS finds through further inquiry that the applicant is not qualified.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-202.15;

Eff. December 1, 2010;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.