(a)  Any upward revision of an area classification shall be supported by a sanitary survey and documented in the sanitary survey report.

(b)  A downward revision of an area classification may be made without a sanitary survey.

(c)  When growing waters are reclassified, appropriate recommendations shall be made to the Division of Marine Fisheries regarding the opening and closure of the waters for the harvest of shellfish for human consumption.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. June 1, 1989.