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Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Hazardous Waste Fee Health and Safety Code
CHAPTER 6.5 HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTROL
Article 9. Permitting of Facilities
Text of section operative January 1, 1996
25201.4. Establishment of program in jurisdictions lacking local program. (a) (1) The unified program agency shall develop and implement a program to inspect persons operating pursuant to a permit-by-rule, conditional authorization, or conditional exemption, pursuant to this chapter or the regulations adopted by the department, for compliance with the applicable statutes and regulations.
(2) If there is not CUPA, the inspection program required pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be developed and implemented by either the department or one of the following:
(A) Before January 1, 1997, the local health officer or local public officer designated pursuant to Section 25180.
(B) On and after January 1, 1997, to the officer or agency authorized, pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 25404.3, to implement and enforce the requirements of this chapter listed in paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 25404.
(b) (1) Any program operated pursuant to this section shall be conducted in accordance with the standards adopted by the department pursuant to subdivision (c).
(2) Any program operated pursuant to this section shall, at a minimum, ensure that within two years of the date that a person submits a notification that it is operating pursuant to a permit-by-rule, conditional authorization, or conditional exemption, pursuant to this chapter of the regulations adopted by the department, a site inspection shall be conducted at the facility, including verification of compliance with applicable generator requirements, container standards, and administrative and recordkeeping requirements, and that a compliance inspection shall be conducted at the facility to verify compliance with all applicable requirements every three years thereafter. Initial verification inspections which are conducted prior to the department's adoption of standards pursuant to subdivision (c) shall not be required to be conducted in accordance with those standards.
(c) The department shall, upon consultation with certified unified program agencies, local health officers, and local public officers designated pursuant to Section 25180, adopt regulations establishing standards which provide criteria for the implementation of a local inspection program to inspect generators, facilities, or transportable treatment units operating pursuant to a permit-by-rule, conditional authorization, or conditional exemption, pursuant to this chapter or the regulations adopted by the department. These standards shall include, but not be limited to, qualification standards, inspection and enforcement standards, and reporting criteria. The development and publication of these standards is not subject to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.