(a)  Annual fees for persons licensed pursuant to the provisions of Section .0300 of this Chapter shall be:

Type of Radioactive Material License                                                             Annual Fee

Specific license of broad scope including:

-academic or research and development (R&D)                                            $ 5,180.00

-manufacture or distribution                                                                              $ 6,100.00

-medical                                                                                                                $ 6,760.00


Specific license including:

-educational institutions, R&D laboratories                                                   $ 2,960.00

-industrial radiography                                                                                       $ 5,400.00

-irradiator >10,000Ci                                                                                          $ 19,140.00

-irradiator ≤10,000Ci                                                                                          $ 2,160.00

-manufacture or distribution                                                                              $ 2,320.00

-medical (human use), diagnostic                                                                     $ 2,940.00

-medical (human use), therapeutic                                                                   $ 4,760.00

-services, consultants, gauges (all types), or not specified above              $ 1,860.00

-well logging, subsurface tracer studies                                                          $ 3,200.00


General license including:

-not subject to annual registration requirements                                            $ 200.00

-subject to annual registration requirements                                                  $ 325.00

-possession of self-luminous devices under Rule .0309 of this Chapter   no fee

-possession of source material from water remediation activities under

Rule .0307 of this Chapter                                                                                no fee

(b)  Annual fees for persons licensed pursuant to the provisions of Section .0900 of this Chapter shall be four thousand seven hundred sixty dollars ($4,760.00).

(c)  Fees for out-of-state persons granted permission to use sources of radiation in this State pursuant to Rule .0345 of this Chapter are the same as that provided for in the applicable category specified in Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule. The fees shall be due when the application for reciprocal recognition of out-of-state license is made.

(d)  Each location listed on a license issued by the Agency that is not part of a contiguous property controlled by the licensee shall require an additional fee equal to the amount specified in Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule. Fees for client locations listed on mobile medical licenses shall be one-half of the amount specified in Paragraphs (a) or (b) of this Rule for each client site.

(e)  Persons licensed to conduct activities subject to multiple categories of fees under Paragraph (a) of this Rule shall be required to pay only the highest fee category.

(f)  Persons possessing Sealed Source and Device Registration (SS&D) certificates shall pay an annual fee of one thousand four hundred eighty dollars ($1,480.00) per active SS&D certificate issued by the Agency, in addition to any amounts specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(g)  Notwithstanding Paragraph (a) of this Rule, persons licensed to conduct activities under a specific license with annual receipts of less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) may pay a reduced license fee of one-half of the amount shown in Paragraph (a) of this Rule, provided:

(1)           payment of fees is made in accordance with Rule .1102 of this Section;

(2)           an affidavit is submitted to the agency every year that reduced fees are paid, no later than the date that payment of license fees are due, stating that annual receipts for all business activities are less than the amount shown in this Paragraph during the consecutive 12 month period preceding the date license fees are due. This affidavit shall be signed by the individual authorized to sign license amendments and this signature shall be witnessed and notarized;

(3)           records of annual receipts of all business activities shall be made available to the agency for inspection in accordance with Rule .0107 of this Chapter. These records shall include municipal, county, and State tax records; and

(4)           a copy of the affidavit and records of annual receipts shall be maintained for five years after the date the affidavit is notarized.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E-9(a)(8); 104E-19(a);

Eff. August 1, 2007;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2011;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1106 Eff. February 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2019;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 2020.