Wetlands, Buffers, Stormwater
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Civil Penalty Assessment Option 3: File a written Petition with the Office of Administrative Hearings
If you wish to contest any portion of the civil penalty assessment, you must file a petition for a contested case hearing. This must be in the form of a written petition to the Office of Administrative Hearings and must conform to Chapter 150B of the North Carolina General Statutes. For further information, please refer to the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Within thirty (30) calendar days of receipt of this notice, you must file your original petition for a contested case hearing in the:
Office of Administrative Hearings
6714 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6714
You must also mail or hand deliver a copy of the written petition to:
Ms. Mary Penny Thompson
Office of General Counsel
1601 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1601
NC DENR-DWQ - Wetlands and Stormwater Branch
WBS Compliance and Permits Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Please note: The violations addressed by this assessment and any impacts to waters must be abated. You are encouraged to contact your Regional Office if you need assistance in achieving compliance at the site. Please be advised that additional assessments may be levied for future, continuing, or other violations beyond the scope of this specific assessment.