(a)  An application for inspection under the act may be made by any person having financial interest in the products involved, including the grower, shipper, receiver, or the carrier, or by authorized person in behalf of such applicant.

(b)  Such application may be filed at the office of inspection or with any authorized inspector at or nearest the point where inspection is desired.

(c)  Applications may also be made to:

Division of Markets

North Carolina Department of Agriculture

Raleigh, North Carolina 27611

(d)  Such application may be received in writing or orally, by telegraph, telephone or otherwise. The inspector in charge of any office may require that the application be made in writing and upon such forms as may be furnished from his office.

(e)  Inspections may be rejected when in the opinion of the inspector the applicant had failed to make proper application or time does not permit it. In such case, the inspector shall immediately notify the applicant.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑190; 106‑195;

Eff. August 1, 1982;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 23, 2017.