RALEIGH– The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources are seeking input from the public about any local ordinances that might interfere with the state agencies’ own regulations.
The Regulatory Reform Act of 2014, passed by the General Assembly in August, requires both departments to report on “any local ordinances that impinge on or interfere with any area subject to regulation by the Department(s)” by Nov. 1. The legislation also directed the two departments to seek public input regarding such ordinances.
The departments are accepting comments through Oct. 15.
For the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the public may submit comments to Keith Larick, NCDA&CS, 1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1001 or may post comments online at http://www.ncagr.gov/LocalOrdinances/.
For the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, people may submit comments toLayla Cummings, 1601 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1601, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.