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Pesticides Section

Mission Statement

To protect the public health, safety and welfare, and to promote continued environmental quality by minimizing and managing risks associated with the legal use of pesticides through administration and enforcement of the N.C. Pesticide Law of 1971 and pursuant regulations adopted by the N.C. Pesticide Board.

ATTENTION: To help limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community, public access to the Ballentine Building and Annex is being restricted starting March 13th. If you have any questions, please contact us at 919-733-3556.

 

*New guidelines for hosting pesticide continuing education courses*

 

Continuing education credit deadlines have been extended for all pesticide applicators with 2020 certification dates.

Commercial, public, dealer, aerial, & consultant licenses: 6/30/2020 has been extended to 9/30/2020

Private applicators: 9/30/2020 has been extended to 11/30/2020

 

Limited in-person exams available

Click here for exam information

 

Online Credit Options Available!

 

Frequently Visited Section Links:

Your Pesticide License Renewal - Payments

Mosquito Control - Frequently Asked License Questions

Pesticide Applications Covered by the New North Carolina National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Pesticide General Permit and Your Requirements Article

Pesticide Exam Study Materials Online Ordering

The Pesticide Advisory Committee

The Pesticide Advisory Committee (PAC) was officially abolished by section 12.1 of S257 (S.L. 2017-57), the Appropriations Act of 2017.
That section became effective July 1, 2017.

 

NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control and Pesticide Division, James W. Burnette, Jr., Director
Mailing Address: 1090 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1090
Physical Address: 2109 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 733-3556 ; FAX: (919) 733-9796



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