Dry Litter Poultry Requirements

Poultry operations in North Carolina that use dry waste systems (dry litter poultry operations) are not required to obtain permits from the Division of Water Resources. However, there are some requirements for these operations in General Statute and the Administrative Code.  Links to this information are located below, along with two summary documents that have been prepared to aid in compliance with the rules. Questions related to this information can be directed to the Animal Feeding Operations Unit at (919) 707-9129.

General Statute Requirements:

General Statute 143-215.10C

Administrative Code Requirements:

Dry Litter Poultry:

15A NCAC 02T .1303

Manure Haulers:

15A NCAC 02T .1400

Summary Information:

Dry Litter Poultry Requirements

Manure Hauler Requirements