(a)  A temporary certificate may be issued by the Board when it is found that the supply of certified operators, or persons with training necessary to obtain certification, is inadequate.  It shall be demonstrated to the Board that the person applying for the temporary certificate is competent and able to fulfill the appropriate duties according to the requirements of 15A NCAC 18C.

(b)  Application for such temporary certificate shall be made on a form approved by the Board and must supply the information needed by the Board in order to protect the public health while such temporary certificates are in force.

(c)  A temporary certificate is applicable only for the system for which the operator is employed at time of issuance.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90A‑21(c); 90A‑23; 90A‑25;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. March 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1992;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 26, 2015.