The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has the authority, granted by the Legislature, to create regulations called “rules” which although not state law, have the force of law. The complete set of rules under the jurisdiction of the Commission can be found hereFrom Proposal to Regulation describes the Commission's rule-making procedures. Below is a list of the rules the Commission is currently proposing to change, a description of each, and ways to submit your comments. We welcome your feedback.

15A NCAC 10H .1200 Controlled Fox Hunting Preserves (CFHPs) and 10B .0409 Sale of Live Foxes and Coyotes to CFHPs


The public comment period for these rules will be open from October 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020. 

Rule Text: 15A NCAC 10H .1200 and 15A NCAC 10B .0409 
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Public Hearing Information:
Date: October 29, 2020
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Online Webinar

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Public Comment Period Closing Date: Nov. 30, 2020

15A NCAC 10H .1501-.1509 Wildlife and Alligator Control Agents and 15A NCAC 10B .0106 Wildlife Taken for Depredations 

15A NCAC 10H .1501-.1509 - Adoption Session Law 2019-204 established the Wildlife Control Agent License and Alligator Control Agent Certification in statute. The rules proposed for adoption in this Section 10H .1500 will replace current agency rules for the Wildlife Damage Control Agent Program found in 10B .0106.

15A NCAC 10B .0106 - Amendment Because Wildlife and Alligator Control Agent Rules have been proposed, Rule 10B .0106 requires updates to remove the Wildlife Damage Control Agent Certification and Requirements

Rule Text:  15A-10H10B

Public Hearing Information:
Date: Dec. 8, 2021
Time:  6 p.m.
Location: Online Webinar 

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Submit a Comment: 

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  • Mail written comments to Rule-making Coordinator, 1701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1701  

Public Comment Period Closing Date: Jan. 15, 2021

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Subjecting a Proposed Rule to Legislative Review 

Written objections to proposed rules can be submitted to the Rules Review Commission. If the Rules Review Commission receives written and signed objections from 10 or more individuals clearly requesting review by the legislature and the Rules Review Commission approves the rule, the rule will become effective as provided in G.S.150B-21.3(b1). The Rules Review Commission will receive written objections until 5:00 p.m. on the day following the day the Rules Review Commission approves the rule. The Rules Review Commission will receive those objections by mail, delivery service, hand delivery, or facsimile transmission.