02 NCAC 34 .0504             REPORTING DAMAGE: INFESTATION: UNINSPECTED AREAS

(a)  When inspecting for wood‑destroying insects or wood‑decay organisms or both, all wood members of a structure which can be ascertained by visual inspection to be damaged shall be promptly brought to the attention of the property owner or his authorized agent and shall also be indicated in writing, in the contract or agreement, by the licensee or his authorized agent.

(b)  The licensee or his authorized agent shall indicate in writing, in the contract or agreement, whether or not he is responsible for the replacement, repair, or reenforcement of any or all of the wood members which were ascertained by visual inspection to be damaged.

(c)  Any visible evidence of infestation of wood‑destroying organisms in, on, under, or in contact with, a structure shall be promptly brought to the attention of the property owner or his authorized agent and shall be specified, in writing, in the contract or agreement, by the licensee or his authorized agent.

(d)  The licensee or his authorized agent shall indicate and describe, in writing, on the contract or agreement, any area(s) of the building or crawl space of the building which have not been inspected and give the reasons for not making such inspection(s).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.29;

Eff. July 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 22, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998; August 1, 1980.