(a)  A permit must be obtained from the Department of Transportation to distribute newspapers from newspaper dispensers at rest areas and welcome centers.

(b)  All permit requests must be in writing and must include the owner's name, address, telephone number and location of the newspaper dispenser, a plot plan showing the proposed location of the newspaper dispenser and a certification that such location is in conformity with this Section.  The filing of a completed permit application will be considered a temporary permit pending the 30 day Department of Transportation review in Paragraph (c) of this Rule.

(c)  Within 30 days of receipt of the permit application, the Department of Transportation will review the proposed location and, if it meets all requirements, issue a permit.  If the application does not meet all requirements, the Department shall issue a notice of nonconformance and list the reasons the application does not conform to the Department Rules.

(d)  The permit shall be valid until terminated or revoked for noncompliance with these Rules.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑18(9);

Eff. October 1, 1991;

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