15A NCAC 13B .1601      purpose AND APPLICABILITY

(a)  The rules of this Section shall govern the permitting procedures, siting, design, construction, performance standards, operation, closure, and post-closure of all municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLFs) facilities and units.

(b)  Owners and operators of landfill facilities that include a MSWLF unit shall conform to the requirements of this Section as follows:

(1)           MSWLF units that stopped receiving waste before October 9, 1993 are exempt from the rules of this Section and shall comply with the solid waste permit and Rule .0510 of this Subchapter.

(2)           MSWLF units that receive waste on or after October 9, 1993 shall comply with the rules of this Section.

(c)  In addition to the requirements of G.S. 130A-295.3, owners and operators of a MSWLF facility shall comply with local laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and orders that are applicable to the location and operation of the MSWLF facility, including zoning and property requirements, floodplain requirements, wetland requirements, sedimentation and erosion control requirements, and mining requirements.

(d)  Incorporation by Reference. References to Title 40 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in this Section are incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments or editions and can be obtained free of charge at


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-294;

Eff. October 9, 1993;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 9, 1993, for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1994;

Readopted Eff. September 16, 2021.