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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.



Online Pesticide Exams Availble Now

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*New guidelines for hosting pesticide continuing education courses*

Online Credit Options Available!

Frequently Visited Section Links:

Pesticide License Information Update Form

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

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, J. Patrick Jones, Director
Mailing Address: 1090 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1090
Physical Address: 4400 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 733-3556 ; FAX: (919) 733-9796

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