02 NCAC 52K .0406          SURFACES; EXHIBIT AREAS

(a)  Surfaces in the animal contact exhibit that can be touched by both fair patrons and animals shall be made of impervious material, and shall be cleaned and disinfected daily and at any time visible contamination is present.

(b)  All animal fencing, feed troughs, and open watering systems shall be disinfected prior to and at the end of each fair.

(c)  Contact animal exhibits shall be held on impervious surfaces whenever feasible.

(d)  Impervious exhibit areas shall be cleaned and disinfected at the end of the fair.

(e)  Exhibit areas that are not impervious shall be cleaned of all manure at the end of the fair and shall not be used for human activities for at least six months after cleaning.

(f)  Paragraphs (c) and (e) of this Rule shall not apply to pony rides.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-520.3A;

Eff. September 1, 2006.

Amended Eff. November 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 22, 2015.