15A NCAC 02I .0402         WATER QUALITY DISCHARGE PERMITS: NOTICE: PROCEDURES

(a)  Any person may request a public hearing on any application for a permit or permit renewal filed under G.S. 143‑215.1(c) by submitting such request in writing to the Director within 30 days following publication of the notice of application.  A hearing will be held if the Director determines that there is significant public interest.

(b)  Notice shall be given in accordance with Regulation .0109(b) of Subchapter 2H of this Title.

(c)  Any person desiring to comment on the proposed action may do so either in writing or by oral presentation.  Persons desiring to be heard shall give notice to the Division on or before the date set for the hearing.

(d)  The hearing officer shall prepare a hearing record which shall include detailed minutes, written comments, and exhibits or documents submitted prior to or at the hearing.  This record and the hearing officer's recommendations shall be submitted to the Director for final action on the application.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.1(c)(3);

Eff. February 1, 1976.