(a)  An EMS provider shall apply to the OEMS for the appropriate Ambulance Permit prior to placing an ambulance in service.

(b)  The Department shall issue a permit for an ambulance following verification of compliance with applicable laws and rules.

(c)  Only one Ambulance Permit shall be issued for each ambulance.

(d)  An ambulance shall be permitted in only one category.

(e)  Ambulance Permits shall not be transferred except in the case of Air Medical Ambulance replacement aircraft when the primary aircraft is out of service.

(f)  The Ambulance Permit shall be posted as designated by the OEMS inspector.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑157(a); 143-508(d)(8);

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.