(a)  The Director may:

(1)           issue a permit, permit modification, or a renewal containing the conditions necessary to carry out the purposes of G.S. 143, Article 21B;

(2)           rescind a permit upon request by the permittee; or

(3)           deny a permit application when necessary to carry out the purposes of G.S. 143, Article 21B.

(b)  Any person whose application for a permit, permit modification, renewal, change in name or ownership, construction or test date, or reporting procedure is denied, or is granted subject to conditions that are unacceptable, shall have the right to appeal the Director's decision under Article 3 of G.S. 150B. Pursuant to G.S. 143-215.108(e), the person shall have 30 days following receipt of the notice of the Director's decision on the application or permit in which to appeal the Director's decision. The permit shall become final if the applicant does not contest the permit within this 30-day period.

(c)  The Director shall issue or renew a permit for a term of eight years.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.108;

Temporary Adoption Eff. March 8, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. July 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.