To be acceptable for inclusion in the North Carolina Administrative Code, a rule must:
- Cite the law under which the rule is adopted.
- Be signed by the head of the agency or the rule-making coordinator for the agency that adopted the rule.
- Be in the physical form specified by the Codifier of Rules.
- Have been approved by the Commission, if the rule is a permanent rule.
- Have complied with the provisions of G.S. 12-3.1, if the rule establishes a new fee or increases an existing fee.