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Litter Laws

Under North Carolina's anti-littering law, individuals may be fined and face community service for intentionally and unintentionally littering.

Intentional littering in the amount of 15 pounds or less is a Class 3 misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $250 to $1,000 and up to 24 hours of community service.

Unintentional littering in the amount of 15 pounds or less is an infraction punishable by a fine of up to $100 and up to 12 hours of community service.

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    Session Law 2001-512

    Senate Bill 1014, G.S. ยง 14-399 Littering Sections 1-14 (2001-2002)

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