(a)  Permit applications, supporting information, and processing fee for permits issued by the Division shall be filed with the Division.  Applications for permits from a Division approved local permitting program shall be submitted directly to the local program director.  Division permit processing fees are not required for permits issued by delegated local permitting programs.

(b)  Permit applications shall be signed as follows:

(1)           in the case of corporations, by a principal executive officer of at least the level of vice‑president, or his authorized representative;

(2)           in the case of a partnership or a limited partnership, by a general partner;

(3)           in the case of a sole proprietorship, by the proprietor;

(4)           in the case of a municipal, state, or other public entity by either an executive officer, elected official in the highest level of elected office, or other authorized employee.

(c)  Delegation of other authorized employees or any employee in a specific position (i.e. signing officials) shall be provided in letter format to the Division signed by an authorized person pursuant to Paragraph (b) of this Rule.  The delegation may be for a specific permit application or more general for certain or all types of water quality permits.  The letter shall identify the extent of delegation.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.1;

Eff. September 1, 2006.