|Petitioning for Rulemaking|
Any person wishing to request the adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule of the Marine Fisheries Commission shall make the request in writing to:
Chairman of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission
Items that must be included in the petition: (Download a PDF of this page)
1. Text of the proposed rule(s);
When petitions and supporting documents and data exceed 10 pages in length, 15 copies of the entire petition and any attachments shall be submitted.
If a petition does not contain the required information it will be returned to the petitioner.
If the petition is deemed complete by the commission chairman it will be presented to the commission for its consideration and determination at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the commission.
Within 120 days following the submission of the petition requesting rulemaking the commission shall:
1. Initiate rulemaking proceedings and notify the petitioner in writing; or
If there are questions about this process, please contact the Marine Fisheries Commission Office at
|NC Division of Marine Fisheries - 3441 Arendell Street - Morehead City, NC 28557 - 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632|