(a)  A permit may be placed in probationary status for a period of time not to exceed one year when, in the Division's determination, violation of any section of the statutes or rules has been willful, continual, or hazardous to health or safety.

(b)  The document ordering probation shall describe the reasons for its issuance including identification of the specific section of the statutes or rules violated and shall specify the period of probation.  It shall also specify terms of probation with which the operator must comply to retain the permit.

(c)  The order of probation shall be posted in a prominent place in the center or home during the probationary period.  If probation is stayed pending appeal, the probation order shall remain posted in the center or home pending final action.

(d)  Failure of the operator to comply with the terms of probation shall result in the commencement of proceedings to suspend or revoke the permit.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110‑102.2; 143B‑168.3;

Eff. July 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001; November 1, 1989.