N.C. R. App. P. 12. Filing the Record; Docketing the Appeal; Copies of the Record
(a) Time for Filing Record on Appeal. Within fifteen days after the record on appeal has been settled by any of the procedures provided in Rule 11 or Rule 18, the appellant shall file the record on appeal with the clerk of the court to which appeal is taken.
(b) Docketing the Appeal. At the time of filing the record on appeal, the appellant shall pay to the clerk the docket fee fixed pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-20(b), and the clerk shall thereupon enter the appeal upon the docket of the appellate court. If an appellant is authorized to appeal in forma pauperis as provided in N.C.G.S. §§ 1-288 or 7A-450 et seq., the clerk shall docket the appeal upon timely filing of the record on appeal. An appeal is docketed under the title given to the action in the trial division, with the appellant identified as such. The clerk shall forthwith give notice to all parties of the date on which the appeal was docketed in the appellate court.
(c) Copies of Record on Appeal. The appellant shall file one copy of the printed record on appeal, three copies of each exhibit designated pursuant to Rule 9(d), three copies of any supplement to the record on appeal submitted pursuant to Rule 11(c) or Rule 18(d)(3), one copy of any paper deposition or administrative hearing transcript, and shall cause any court proceeding transcript to be filed electronically pursuant to Rule 7. The clerk will reproduce and distribute copies of the printed record on appeal as directed by the court, billing the parties pursuant to these rules.
287 N.C. 671; 312 N.C. 803; 92 N.C. App. 761; 324 N.C. 613; 345 N.C. 765; 354 N.C. 609; 357 N.C. 665; 361 N.C. 732; 363 N.C. 901.