(a)  The Director or his designee may issue declaratory rulings.  All requests for declaratory rulings shall be in writing and submitted to:

Office of Administrative Hearings

1711 New Hope Church Road

Raleigh, North Carolina 27609


(b)  Every request for a declaratory ruling must include the following information:

(1)           the name and address of the petitioner,

(2)           the reference to the statute or rule in question,

(3)           a statement as to why the petitioner is a person aggrieved, and

(4)           the consequences of a failure to issue a declaratory ruling.

(c)  A declaratory ruling shall not be issued on a matter requiring an evidentiary proceeding.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B-4;

Eff. January 1, 1987;

Recodified from 26 NCAC 1 .0002 Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2012; August 2, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.