14-415.10 Definitions
14-415.11 Permit to carry concealed handgun; scope of permit
14-415.12 Criteria to qualify for the issuance of a permit
14-415.12A Firearms safety and training course exemption for qualified sworn law enforcement officers and certain other persons
14-415.13 Application for a permit; fingerprints
14-415.14 Application form to be provided by sheriff; information to be included in application form
14-415.15 Issuance or denial of permit
14-415.16 Renewal of permit
14-415.16A Permit extensions and renewals for deployed military permittees
14-415.17 Permit; sheriff to retain a list of permittees; confidentiality of list and permit application information; availability to law enforcement agencies
14-415.18 Revocation or suspension of permit
14-415.19 Fees
14-415.20 No liability of sheriff
14-415.21 Violations of this Article punishable as an infraction
14-415.22 Construction of Article
14-415.23 Statewide uniformity
14-415.24 Reciprocity; out-of-state handgun permits
14-415.25 Exemption from permit requirement
14-415.26 Certification of qualified retired law enforcement officers
14-415.27 Expanded permit scope for certain persons

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 14 > Article 54B

  • air cleaning device: means any method, process or equipment which removes, reduces, or renders less noxious air contaminants discharged into the atmosphere. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • air contaminant: means particulate matter, dust, fumes, gas, mist, smoke, or vapor or any combination thereof. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • air contamination: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants which contribute to a condition of air pollution. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • air pollution: shall mean the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants in such quantities and duration as is or tends to be injurious to human health or welfare, to animal or plant life or to property or that interferes with the enjoyment of life or property. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Black: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-128.4
  • Clean Air Act: refers to the federal Clean Air Act, as amended, codified generally at 42 U. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Commission: means the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Commission: shall mean the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-238
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Environmental Quality. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Director: shall mean the Executive Director of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-238
  • Disabled: A person with a disability as defined in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-128.4
  • Discharge: shall mean , but shall not be limited to, any emission, spillage, leakage, pumping, pouring, emptying, or dumping of oil or other hazardous substances into waters of the State or into waters outside the territorial limits of the State which affect lands, waters or uses related thereto within the territorial limits of the State, or upon land in such proximity to waters that oil or other hazardous substances is reasonably likely to reach the waters, but shall not include amounts less than quantities which may be harmful to the public health or welfare as determined pursuant to G. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • disposal system: means a system for disposing of waste, and including sewer systems and treatment works. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • effluent standards or limitations: means any restrictions established pursuant to this Article on quantities, rates, characteristics and concentrations of chemical, physical, biological and other constituents of wastes which are discharged from any pretreatment facility or from any outlet or point source to the waters of the State. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • emission: means a release into the outdoor atmosphere of air contaminants. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Having control over oil or other hazardous substances: shall mean , but shall not be limited to, any person, using, transferring, storing, or transporting oil or other hazardous substances immediately prior to a discharge of such oil or other hazardous substances onto the land or into the waters of the State, and specifically shall include carriers and bailees of such oil or other hazardous substances. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Hazardous substance: shall mean any substance, other than oil, which when discharged in any quantity may present an imminent and substantial danger to the public health or welfare, as designated pursuant to G. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Industrial waste: shall mean any liquid, solid, gaseous, or other waste substance or a combination thereof resulting from any process of industry, manufacture, trade or business, or from the development of any natural resource. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • oath: shall be construed to include "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Oil: shall mean oil of any kind and in any form, including, but specifically not limited to, petroleum, crude oil, diesel oil, fuel oil, gasoline, lubrication oil, oil refuse, oil mixed with other waste, oil sludge, petroleum related products or by-products, and all other liquid hydrocarbons, regardless of specific gravity, whether singly or in combination with other substances. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Oil terminal facility: shall mean any facility of any kind and related appurtenances located in, on or under the surface of any land, or water, including submerged lands, which is used or capable of being used for the purpose of transferring, transporting, storing, processing, or refining oil; but shall not include any facility having a storage capacity of less than 500 barrels, nor any retail gasoline dispensing operation serving the motoring public. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Operator: shall mean any person owning or operating an oil terminal facility or pipeline, whether by lease, contract, or any other form of agreement. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Other waste: means sawdust, shavings, lime, refuse, offal, oil, tar chemicals, dissolved and suspended solids, sediment, and all other substances, except industrial waste, sewage, and toxic chemicals which may be discharged into or placed in such proximity to the water that drainage therefrom may reach the water. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • outlet: means the terminus of a sewer system, or the point of emergence of any waste or the effluent therefrom, into the waters of the State. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Person: shall mean any and all natural persons, firms, partnerships, associations, public or private institutions, municipalities or political subdivisions, governmental agencies, or private or public corporations organized or existing under the laws of this State or any other state or country. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • personal property: shall include moneys, goods, chattels, choses in action and evidences of debt, including all things capable of ownership, not descendable to heirs at law. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Pipeline: shall mean any conduit, pipe or system of pipes, and any appurtenances related thereto and used in conjunction therewith, used, or capable of being used, for transporting or transferring oil to, from, or between oil terminal facilities. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • point source: means any discernible, confined, and discrete conveyance, including, but specifically not limited to, any pipe, ditch, channel, tunnel, conduit, well, discrete fissure, container, rolling stock, or concentrated animal-feeding operation from which wastes are or may be discharged to the waters of the State. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • pretreatment facility: means any treatment works installed for the purpose of treating, equalizing, neutralizing or stabilizing waste from any source prior to discharge to any disposal system subject to effluent standards or limitations. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • pretreatment standards: means effluent standards or limitations applicable to waste discharged from a pretreatment facility. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Receives: "Receives" or "receiving" means acquiring possession or control or accepting a financial transaction card as security for a loan. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-113.8
  • receiving: means acquiring possession or control or accepting a financial transaction card as security for a loan. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-113.8
  • restore: shall mean any activity or project undertaken in the public interest or to protect public interest or to protect public property or to promote the public health, safety or welfare for the purpose of restoring any lands or waters affected by an oil or other hazardous substances discharge as nearly as is possible or desirable to the condition which existed prior to the discharge. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Secretary: shall mean the North Carolina Secretary of Environmental Quality. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • sewer system: means pipelines or conduits, pumping stations, and force mains, and all other construction, devices, and appliances appurtenant thereto, used for conducting wastes to a point of ultimate disposal. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • standards: means such measure or measures of the quality of water and air as are established by the Commission pursuant to G. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Stormwater: means the flow of water which results from precipitation and which occurs immediately following rainfall or a snowmelt. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Title V: means Title V of the 1990 amendments to the federal Clean Air Act (Pub. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Title V Account: means the Account established in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Transfer: shall mean the transportation, on-loading or off-loading of oil or other hazardous substances between or among two or more oil terminal facilities; between or among oil terminal facilities and vessels; and between or among two or more vessels. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • treatment works: means any plant, septic tank disposal field, lagoon, pumping station, constructed drainage ditch or surface water intercepting ditch, incinerator, area devoted to sanitary landfill, or other works not specifically mentioned herein, installed for the purpose of treating, equalizing, neutralizing, stabilizing or disposing of waste. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • Vessel: shall include every description of watercraft or other contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water, whether self-propelled or otherwise, and shall include, but shall not be limited to, barges and tugs; provided that the term "vessel" as used herein shall not apply to any pleasure, sport or commercial fishing vessel which has a fuel capacity of less than 500 gallons and is not used to transport petroleum, petroleum products, or general cargo. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • Waste: shall mean and include the following:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213

  • water pollution: means the man-made or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical, biological, or radiological integrity of the waters of the State, including, but specifically not limited to, alterations resulting from the concentration or increase of natural pollutants caused by man-related activities. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213
  • Waters: shall mean any stream, river, creek, brook, run, canal, swamp, lake, sound, tidal estuary, bay, reservoir, waterway, wetlands, or any other body or accumulation of water, surface or underground, public or private, natural or artificial, which is contained within, flows through, or borders upon this State, or any portion thereof, including those portions of the Atlantic Ocean over which this State has jurisdiction. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-215.77
  • watershed: means a natural area of drainage, including all tributaries contributing to the supply of at least one major waterway within the State, the specific limits of each separate watershed to be designated by the Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 143-213