(a)  Application for a driveway construction permit will be made to the District Engineer having jurisdiction in the area.

(b)  Information that must be given with the application is listed below.  Additional information will be required for special commercial property uses as shown in Rule .0603 of this Section.

(1)           The location of the property must be identified clearly enough for the proposed site to be located in the field.

(2)           Complete names and addresses of the property owner and the applicant must be given on the application.

(3)           The planned property use must be indicated as one of the following:

(A)          Residential Subdivision - Low volume traffic generators (Average Daily Traffic less than 200 vehicles per day) such as small apartment complexes, mobile home parks, condominium developments, and other small residential developments.

(B)          Regular Commercial - Low to moderate volume traffic generators (Average Daily Traffic greater than 200 but less than 1,000 vehicles per day) such as single commercial businesses, small shopping centers, light industrial and manufacturing establishments, small service businesses, service organizations and churches.

(C)          Special Commercial - High volume traffic generators (Average Daily Traffic greater than 1,000 vehicles per day) such as large shopping centers, major recreational facilities, large office buildings or complexes containing more than 200 parking spaces, hospitals, large industrial developments, airports, large residential developments and civic centers.

(c)  Plans shall be submitted which clearly indicate the character and extent of the work proposed, including:

(1)           the location of all existing or proposed buildings;

(2)           retaining walls, drainage, poles, and other physical features which effect the driveway location;

(3)           pavement and right of way widths;

(4)           roadway alignment and channelization;

(5)           location of control of access; and

(6)           offstreet parking locations which may affect the driveway location.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑18(5); 136‑89.50; 136‑89.51;

Eff. April 3, 1981;

Amended Eff. December 29, 1993; July 1, 1981;

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