15A NCAC 07I .0401        PROGRAM COSTS

(a)  Costs associated with the management of a local Implementation and Enforcement Program shall be recovered on a per permit basis unless specified elsewhere in this Rule.

(b)  The per permit reimbursement rate has been set in consideration of local costs, such as salaries, office supplies, copying, mailing and telephone use, and funds made available to the Division of Coastal Management.  These rates are set as follows:

(1)           All county permit‑letting authorities are eligible to receive seventy‑five dollars ($75.00) for each processed permit.

(2)           All municipal permit‑letting authorities are eligible to receive fifty‑five dollars ($55.00) for each processed permit.

(3)           For multi‑unit programs involving a county and a municipality, the higher county rate applies; however, programs involving two or more municipalities shall use the municipal rate.

(4)           Follow‑up inspections are required when the permitted activity is completed, and such inspections shall be documented on a form provided by the Division; the follow‑up inspection fee received by all local governments is set at forty dollars ($40.00).

(c)  Training costs for Local Permit Officers (LPOs) at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources annual training session are limited to a maximum two hundred dollars ($200.00/LPO) for up to three LPOs per local government upon submittal of proper receipts.  No funds will be provided for attendance at Coastal Resources Commission meetings.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑112; 113A‑124;

Eff. December 10, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2013; May 1, 1990; October 1, 1982; May 20, 1980; August 1, 1978.