Based upon project information furnished by a Capital Projects Coordinator, the State Construction Office shall publish an announcement of the need for professional services, a designated contact person in the using agency and the closing date in the North Carolina Purchase Directory. Public announcement is required prior to designer or consultant selection except in the event of emergency. In the event of an emergency, public announcement is not required and the procedure outlined in Rule .0302 (4) of this policy will be followed.

On projects, the closing date for being considered for professional services shall not be less than ten days for minor projects and 15 days for major projects nor more than 21 days from date of publication in the Purchase Directory.

A letter of interest for each project must be received by the contact person prior to a designer's being considered for professional services.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑135.25; 143‑135.26;

Eff. January 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.