§42-263.
Responsibility for Maintenance
During the development of a site, the person conducting the land-disturbing activity shall install and maintain all
temporary and permanent erosion and sedimentation control measures as required by the approved plan or any
provision of this subpart, the North Carolina Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, or any order adopted
pursuant to this subpart or the North Carolina Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973. After site development,
the landowner or person in possession or control of the land shall install and/or maintain all necessary permanent
erosion and sediment control measures, except those measures installed within a road right-of-way or easement
accepted for maintenance by a governmental agency.