SECTION .0600 ‑ SALE OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
02 NCAC 38 .0601 RETAIL MOTOR FUEL DISPENSERS/HALF‑PRICING
(a) All retail motor fuel dispensing outlets shall sell
motor fuel by the full price per gallon method, except as provided in (b) of
(b) Until January 1, 2011, retail motor fuel dispensing
outlets which sell 600,000 gallons of motor fuel or less per each 12 month
period may sell motor fuel by the half‑price per gallon method, (except
as provided in 2 NCAC 38 .0603).
(c) All motor fuel dispensers using the half‑pricing
method shall bear the following statements on each dial face:
(1) "CAUTION: DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF
COMPUTER PARTS THIS DISPENSER INDICATES ONLY 1/2 THE TOTAL SALE PRICE."
This statement must be composed of one‑fourth inch letters and must be
located above or to the side of the sale price indicator;
(2) "1/2 TOTAL SALE." This statement
must be composed of three‑fourths inch letters and must be affixed to
cover the total sale or total price identification statement of the dial face;
(3) "GALLONS." No change;
(4) "CENTS PER 1/2 GALLON INCLUDING
TAX." This statement must be composed of three‑eights inch letters
and must be affixed to cover the cents or price per gallon statement on the
(5) "$____PER GALLON." This statement
must contain three‑eights inch letters and must be located directly
beneath the statement described in (4) of this Paragraph and must have the full
price per gallon written in the blank space.
(d) The sale of motor fuel through those dispensers as described
in (c) of this Rule shall be priced in even tenths of a cent (example: $1.002,
(e) Advertised pricing shall be by the price per gallon.
History Note: Authority G.S. 81A‑2;
Eff. May 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2009.