OAH Chief Judge Activates Emergency Hearings-Related Waiver

Due to the state of emergency that has been declared by North Carolina’s Governor in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Director of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) has invoked the emergency waiver found in 26 NCAC 01 .0105 for the purpose of waiving all time limitations contained in all Sections of 26 NCAC Chapter 03 – Hearings Division, except 26 NCAC 03 .0127. (The time limitation in 26 NCAC 03 .0127 applies only to administrative law judges).

This waiver applies to all contested cases now pending and hereafter filed at OAH until this waiver is revoked.

Please direct any questions regarding the notice to:

Bill Culpepper, General Counsel, (919) 431-3000, bill.culpepper@oah.nc.gov.