Complaint Resolution and Enforcement Actions

Complaint Resolutions and Enforcement Actions

The first number of the case number relates to the year in which the complaint was filed; the second number relates to the total number of complaints filed with the Board and the letter notation relates to the type of violation investigated.
“U” Unlicensed Practice
“A” Advertising
“S” Minimum Standards Violation

Due to the limitations set forth in the landscape contractors’ licensing law (N.C.G.S. 89D), the Board may have little or no jurisdiction in many complaints filed. To gain a better understanding of the outcome on any complaints, you may want to review the areas relative to the Board’s authority.  Click HERE

Complaint Statistics: Click HERE

2019 – 2020

20.109.U (Pending)
20.108.U
(Pending)
20.107.U
(Pending)
20.106.U Dismissed (4/7/30) All references of landscape contractor removed from advertising upon notification of violation of N.C.G.S. 89D.

2018 – 2019

19.105.U (Pending)
19.104.U Dismissed (1/29/20) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.103.U Dismissed (1/29/20) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.102.S Dismissed with warning to comply with Chapter 89D-12; “License required; use of seal; posting license”, and
with the Board’s minimum standards, specifically .0103 “Practice of Landscape Contracting; Display of License Number.
19.101.S Dismissed (10/15/19) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.100.U
Injunction Pending
19.99.U
Injunction Pending
19.98.S
Injunction Pending
19.97.S
Dismissed (10/15/19) – With warning to comply with the Board’s minimum standards .0501 and .0508.
19.96.U Dismissed (1/29/20) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.95.U
Consent Judgement: Smith, Joseph Russell & Mahaley Louise Smith, Smith’s Lawn & Tree Company, LLC
19.94.U
Injunction: Patterson, Chase, Albemarle Landscapes, Inc dba Albemarle Landscape and Tree Services
19.93.S
Injunction Pending
19.92.S
Dismissed (10/15/19) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.91.U
Consent Judgement: Juarez, Juan Tolentino, Magnolia Landscaping Pro, LLC
19.90.U Dismissed (8/13/19) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject property out of state.)
19.89.U Consent Judgement: Scott, April, Lake Norman Stone
19.89-2.S
Dismissed (8/13/19) – With caution to comply NC General Statute 89D and the Board’s minimum standards.
19.88.U Dismissed (8/13/19) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.87.U
Dismissed (8/13/19) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
19.86.U
Dismissed (8/13/19) – With caution to comply minimum standards.
19.85.U Injunction: Harman, Derek; Turf Tamers Lawn and Landscape, Inc.; Wilmington, NC
19.84.S
Dismissed (8/13/19) – With caution to comply minimum standards.
19.83.U
Dismissed (12/23/19) – Company dissolved.

2017 – 2018

18.82.U Dismissed (1/25/19) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
18.81.S
Injunction: Brook, Christopher James; Brooks Nursery, Monroe, NC
18.80.U Dismissed (8/13/19) – Individual and entity became licensed  during investigation, having been made aware of licensing requirement.
18.79.U Unlicensed; Dismissed (8/14/2018) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
18.78.S Dismissed (8/14/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject of complaint not within Board jurisdiction)
18.77.U Dismissed (1/16/19) – Individual and entity became licensed  during investigation, having been made aware of licensing requirement.
18.76.S Dismissed (10/23/18) – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
18.75.U Dismissed (8/14/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
18.74.S Dismissed (8/14/18) – With caution to comply minimum standards.
18.73.U Dismissed (8/14/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject of complaint not within Board jurisdiction)
18.72.U Dismissed (8/14/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject of complaint not within Board jurisdiction)
18.71.U  Dismissed (8/14/18) – individual and entity became licensed within 30 days of becoming aware of the licensing requirements.
18.70.S Injunction Pending
18.69.U Dismissed (1/16/19) – Individual and entity became licensed  during investigation, having been made aware of licensing requirement.
18.68.S Injunction Pending
18.67.U
Dismissed (4/17/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority.
18.66.U Dismissed (8/14/18) – individual and entity became licensed within 30 days of becoming aware of the licensing requirements.
18.65.U Dismissed (4/17/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority
18.64.S  Dismissed (4/17/18)- Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.

17.63.U Dismissed (1/17/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
17.62.S Dismissed (4/17/18)- Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
17.61.U Dismissed (1/17/18) for lack of sufficient and verifiable information.
17.60.U Dismissed (1/17/18)- Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
17.59.U Dismissed (1/17/18) – Lack of Statutory Authority.
17.58.U Dismissed (4/17/18) for lack of sufficient and verifiable information.
17.57.S Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Financial Dispute)
17.56.U Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
17.55.U  Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information.
17.54.A Dismissed – Anonymous Complaint.
17.53.S  Dismissed (reminder to follow minimum standards)
17.52.S Injunction: Brockelbank. Heather Marie, Metro GreenScape, Inc., Charlotte, NC
17.51.U Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information.
17.50.U Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject of complaint not relevant)
17.49.U Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
17.48.U Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject of complaint not relevant)
17.47.U Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information.
17.46.U Dismissed – Subject of complaint exempt under law.
17.45.A Dismissed – LC Compliance.
17.44.A Other;  Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
17.43.S Reprimand Boyer, Earl Ross, Pamlico Turf Management, Inc.
17.42.S Dismissed with caution to comply minimum standards.
17.41.U  Injunction: Kiziah, Randy, Red Rooster of Raleigh, LLC, Raleigh, NC
17.40.A Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information
17.39.S Dismissed – Subject of complaint exempt under law.
17.38.S Dismissed – With caution to comply minimum standards.
17.37.U  Unlicensed;  Injunction: Barnes, James  Total Professional Care, Corolla, NC

16.36.S Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Subject property out of state.)
16.33.U Dismissed – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
16.32.U Dismissed – Lack of sufficient evidence of material violations.
16.31.S Dismissed – Lack of Statutory Authority. (Job under $30,000)
16.30.U Dismissed – Subject of complaint exempt under law.
16.29.U Closed for lack of authority. (Job under $30,000)
16.28.S Dismissed – With caution to comply with minimum standards.
16.27.S Dismissed – With caution to comply with minimum standards
16.26.S  Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information.
16.25.S  12 Mo. Stayed Suspension: Harper, Lemuel Allan, Harper Landscaping, Inc, Stantonsburg, NC
16.24.S Reprimand – Cost of investigation.
16.23.S Reprimand – Cost of investigation.
16.22.S  Dismissed – With caution to comply with minimum standards.
16.21.U Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.19.S  Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.18.S Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.17.U Dismissed – Lack of verifiable information.
16.16.A Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.15.A Dismissed – LC Compliance.
16.15.U Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.14.S Dismissed – No Jurisdiction.
16.12.S Dismissed – No Jurisdiction (Job prior to licensing)
16.08.S Dismissed – No Jurisdiction (Job prior to licensing)
16.07.S Dismissed – No Jurisdiction (Job prior to licensing)