North Carolina Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pesticides: North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971, North Carolina General Statutes (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 143-434 to 143-470.1 and regulations at 2 North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 9L.0101 to 9L.2203

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Structural Pest Control Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. 106-65.22 to 106-65.41 and regulations at 2 NCAC 34.0100 to 34.1206

Bulk distribution of pesticides and pesticide storage: 2 NCAC 9L.0810, 2 NCAC 9L.1901, and 2 NCAC 9L.1914

Hazardous waste pesticides: 15A NCAC 13A.0106(d)

Listed wastes: 15A NCAC 13A.0106(d)

Farmer exemption: 15A NCAC 13A.0107(g)

Registration: NC Gen. Stat. 143-442 and 2 NCAC 9L.0301 to 9L.0318

Fees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-442(b)

Restricted use pesticides: 2 NCAC 9L.0502

General restrictions: 2 NCAC 9L.1302 and 2 NCAC 9L.1201

Restricted use pesticides— professional licensing: 2 NCAC 9L.0503 to 9L.0517

Licensing classifications: 2 NCAC 9L.0505

Commercial applicators: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-452 to 143-454

Pesticide dealers: NC Gen. Stat. 143-448 to 143-451

Pesticide consultants: NC Gen. Stat. 143-455

Certification: 2 NCAC 9L.0519 and 2 NCAC 9L.1102 to 9L.1111

Financial responsibility: NC Gen. Stat. 143-467

Structural pest control:

Classifications: N.C. Gen. Stat. 106-65.25

Fees: 2 NCAC 34.0301

Licensees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 106-65.25 to 106-65.27 and 2 NCAC 34.0902

Certified applicators: 2 NCAC 34.0302

Registered technicians: 2 NCAC 34.0313

Recertification: 2 NCAC 34.0309


Ground applicators: 2 NCAC 9L.1402

Aerial operators: 2 NCAC 9L.1002

Structural pesticide applicators: 2 NCAC 34.0604, 2 NCAC 34.0605, and 2 NCAC 34.0703

Agricultural employer: 2 NCAC 9L.1807

Pesticide dealers: 2 NCAC 9L.1305

NPDES permit: 15A NCAC 2H.0127

Regulatory Agencies

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