SUBCHAPTER 12J ‑ LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM
SECTION .0100 ‑ PURPOSE OF PROGRAM
15A NCAC 12J .0101 PURPOSE
(a) The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, apportions a sum of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to the State of North Carolina for the purposes of statewide outdoor recreation planning; and, the acquisition and/or development of outdoor recreation areas and facilities. Use of LWCF monies must follow regulations contained in the LWCF Outdoor Recreation Grants‑In‑Aid Manual.
(b) The purpose of the state program is to provide financial assistance to state agencies and local governments responsible for providing outdoor recreation opportunities and to act as liaison between local, state and federal agencies in administration of the grants program. The state program reviews, evaluates and recommends which project should be funded to the National Park Service (NPS). NPS approved projects are then administered and monitored during the project period and after project completion to assure compliance with LWCF rules and regulations.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑8; 143‑313(a)(7); 143B‑10; P.L. 95‑625;
Eff. March 1, 1979;
Transferred from T15.20 .0101 Eff. August 22, 1984;
Amended Eff. October 1, 1984.