SECTION .0200 – PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS (PSAPS)
09 NCAC 06C .0201 PSAP ELIGIBILITY
(a) Before receiving distributions from the 911 Fund, a primary PSAP shall meet the following criteria and confirm in writing to the Board:
(1) The PSAP is separately identified in its governing agency's budget and in any audit conducted under the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act.
(2) The PSAP meets the definition of primary PSAP under G.S. 62A-40. Callers shall be able to reach the PSAP by placing a call using only the digits 911. The PSAP shall operate an Enhanced 911 system.
(b) The PSAP equipment vendor or a service provider operating in the PSAP's jurisdiction shall also certify that the PSAP is capable of receiving and dispatching Phase I wireless Enhanced 911 service. If neither an equipment vendor nor a service provider is available, a city or county may use certification from a technology specialist who demonstrates compliance with FCC regulation 47 C.F.R. 20.18.
(c) The PSAP shall provide copies of all documentation evidencing agreements with other PSAPs governing the manner in which 911 Funds are used in overlapping geographic service areas, as identified by zip code or other identifier such as telephone exchange or township.
History Note: Authority G.S. 62A-46;
Eff. July 1, 2016.