15A NCAC 02B .0108 CONSIDERATIONS IN ASSIGNING THE SHELLFISHING AREA CLASSIFICATION
In determining the safety or suitability of Class SA waters to be used for shellfishing for market purposes, the Commission will be guided by the existing water quality of the area in relation to the standards to protect shellfishing uses, the potential contamination of the area from both point and nonpoint sources of pollution, and the presence of harvestable quantities of shellfish or the potential for the area to have harvestable quantities through management efforts of the Division of Marine Fisheries. Waters will not be classified SA without the written concurrence of the Division of Health Services, North Carolina Department of Human Resources.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑214.1;
Eff. January 1, 1985;
Amended Eff. October 1, 1989.