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North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings

Director and Chief Administrative Law Judge
Julian Mann, III

Mission Statement:

To serve the citizens of North Carolina, with quality and efficiency, by providing an independent forum for prompt and impartial resolution of administrative law contested cases involving citizens and state agencies; investigating alleged acts of unlawful employment practices in state government; functioning as the State’s codifier and publisher of all administrative rules; and reviewing rules before the Rules Review Commission.


  • GS 150B has been updated to reflect changes from the recent Legislative session.
  • OAH has proposed an amendment to OAH rule 26 NCAC 03 .0118 to add a definition of extrordinary cause. A public hearing will be held Thursday Nov. 13 at 9:00 AM in the RRC room, 1711 New Hope Church Road in Raleigh. Click here to view the notice of proposed rule.
  • OAH will be modernizing our web site in the near future. Content will be similar, but format and navigation will be simplified. A preview site will be made available prior to conversion. References to OAH site links may need to be changed when the new site is active. Activation date will be published when available.


Main Telephone Line: 919-431-3000

Main Office Street Address: 1711 New Hope Church Road, Raleigh NC, 27609

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday (closed for all State holidays)

Mailing Address: 6714 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-6714

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