(a)  The Adopt‑A‑Highway agreement may be modified in scope or altered in any other manner at the discretion of the Department.

(b)  Program participants shall have the option of renewing the agreement, subject to the approval of the Department and the continuation of the Program by the Department.  Information concerning Program participants is to be updated at the time of renewal.

(c)  The Department may terminate the agreement or remove the Adopt‑A‑Highway signs bearing the Program participant's name or acronym if it finds and determines that the participant is not meeting the terms and considerations of the agreement, that the participant is acting contrary to the rules of the Program, that the adoption is proving to be counter productive to the Program's purpose, that undesirable results such as increased litter, vandalism or sign theft, are resulting from the adoption, that Program participants have engaged in irresponsible conduct at the adopted section which would bring discredit upon the State, or that other good cause exists to terminate the agreement or remove the Adopt‑A‑Highway sign.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-350;

Eff. November 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1993;

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