19A NCAC 02B .0501      DEFINITIONS

The following definitions apply to rules contained in this Section:

(1)           "Agreement" means a properly executed document granting permission for a utility encroachment on the highway right‑of‑way and stipulating any and all conditions and standards that must be met.

(2)           "Applicant" means any individual, corporation, or agency requesting permission to encroach upon the right‑of‑way of any highway in the State Highway System whether or not permission has been granted.

(3)           "Department" means the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

(4)           "Encroachment" means use of the highway right‑of‑way for non‑highway purposes.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑18(5); 136‑18(10); 143‑350(f);

Eff. April 3, 1981;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.