Any group wishing to use the facility before or after normal operating hours shall enter into a written agreement that includes the following requirements:

(1)           The user provides supervision adequate for the activity being planned;

(2)           An employee of the facility must be present at all times;

(3)           The user leaves the building and grounds in the same condition as before the activity;

(4)           No illegal substances, firearms (except those in the possession of law enforcement officials), or pets are permitted on the premises during the activity;

(5)           The user shall acquire prior permission from the Division Director if alcoholic beverages are to be consumed on the property;

(6)           Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas and allowed only in designated outside areas; and

(7)           The Aquarium may cancel a scheduled event due to a hurricane or other natural disaster or may move or terminate a scheduled event for the safety and well-being of the exhibits or captive animals.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-135.182(a)(1b)b.; 143B-135.182(b);

Eff. May 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2010;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 28 .0203 Eff. April 1, 2017;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 1, 2018.