Inspection and Enforcement Resources for Unified Program Agencies

The following documents are intended to assist Unified Program Agencies with inspection and enforcement activities.

  • Guidance Document for Inspection and Enforcement (This document is in the update process)

Pre-Inspection

General

  • Sample Chain of Custody Record (County of San Joaquin) (PDF)
  • Sample Chain of Custody Record (County of San Diego)
  • Sample Chain of Custody Record (U.S. EPA) (PDF)

Underground Storage Tanks

  • Sample UST File Review Equip Checklist 12-06 (PDF)
  • Annual UST Compliance Inspections (LG 159 Draft) (PDF)
  • Appendix A (LG 159 Draft) UST Compliance Inspection Report (PDF)
  • Sample UST Annual Inspection Guide 7-05 (PDF)
  • Sample UST Install-Modification Guide (PDF)

Post-Inspection

  • Inspection Report Writing Guidance for Unified Program Agencies (This document is in the update process)
  • Violation Classification Guidance Document (PDF)
  • Sample Return to Compliance Form (PDF)
  • Sample Procedure for Tracking Return to Compliance (PDF)

Enforcement

  • Unified Program Agency Enforcement Summaries are available upon request at CUPA@calepa.ca.gov
  • Guidance Document for Inspection and Enforcement (This document is in the update process)
  • Red Tag Authority (PDF)
  • Environmental Offenses: Case-Referral Guidelines from Environmental Crimes Prosecution Manual (PDF)
  • Sample Referral Letter to Prosecuting Agency (CalEPA) (PDF)
  • Sample Referral Letter to Prosecuting Agency (County of Humboldt) (PDF)
  • Sample Referral Letter to Prosecuting Agency (County of San Diego) (PDF)
  • Information on Administrative Enforcement Orders
  • Accessing the State Administrative Law Judge (PDF)
  • CalEPA Recommended Guidance on Supplemental Environmental Projects (PDF)

Additional Information

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