(a)  Service areas shall be described in a manner sufficient to enable a person to determine whether or not a particular location falls within the service area.  NOTE:  For example, any of the following descriptions would enable a person to determine whether a location fell within the described service area:  the entirety of the State of North Carolina; the entirety of X county; all of X county north of Y highway; the city of Z; the A, B and C subdivisions of Q city; or, those portions of X county between river S and highway Y.

(b)  If both a map and a description of a service area are required, then the description of the service area shall correspond to the map.

(c)  A description shall not be sufficient if it merely refers to a map without a description of what the map represents.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 55D-5; 55D-10; 66-354(a);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2007 (18 NCAC 13 .0401);

Eff. November 1, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 20, 2015.