04 NCAC 19S .1003           ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

(a)  Applicants and  recipients shall comply with the policies of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and all other applicable provisions of Federal and State law which further the purposes of such act (as specified in 24 CFR Part 58).

(1)           Applicants and recipients shall assume the responsibilities for environmental review, decision‑making, and other actions which would otherwise apply to the Secretary, under NEPA in accordance with section 104(f)(4) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended and the implementing regulations at 24 CFR Part 58.

(2)           Applicants and recipients shall submit adequate information prescribed by the Department on the environmental impact of each project so that the Department can determine project compliance with the requirements of the North Carolina Environmental Policy Act of 1971 (SEPA) (G.S. 113A‑1).  A determination by the Department that the project complies with the requirements of SEPA will be made before the Department will release funds to the recipient.

(3)           It is the responsibility of the recipient to obtain all air pollution and water pollution permits for a HOME program pursuant to State laws and rules applicable to the provisions of this Subchapter.

(b)  All records and data shall be maintained pursuant to Rule .1105 of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑431; 24 C.F.R. Part 92;

Eff. November 2, 1992.