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What Is in California’s Code of Regulations Title 27?

Building Standards Code

By Chris Micheli, May 8, 2022 7:45 am

The California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 27 is one of 27 Titles that contain state regulations. Title 27, called “Building Standards Code,” contains 4 Divisions. There are also numerous chapters and articles containing regulatory sections, or individual regulations. The following is a broad overview of CCR Title 27.

Division 1. General Functions and Responsibilities

Subdivision 0.5. Administration

Chapter 1. Conflict of Interest Code for the Office of the Secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency of California – 1 Section

Chapter 2. Environmental Enforcement and Training Grant Program – 8 Sections

Chapter 3. Environmental Justice Small Grants Program – 7 Sections

Subdivision 1. Permitting

Chapter 1. Definitions – 1 Section

Chapter 2. Consolidated Permits – 11 Sections

Chapter 3. Environmental Permits – 10 Sections

Chapter 4. Permit Consolidation Zone Pilot Program – 20 Sections

Subdivision 4. State Delegation

Chapter 1. Unified Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials Management Regulatory Program

Part I. Definitions, Application, and Certification

Article 1. Introduction – 1 Section

Article 2. Definitions – 1 Section

Article 3. Application Process – 4 Sections

Article 4. Certification Process and Responsibilities – 2 Sections

Part II. Operations

Division 2. Solid Waste

Article 5. Implementation and Maintenance of the Unified Program – 16 Sections

Article 6. CUPA Self-Auditing and Reporting – 2 Sections

Article 7. Changes in the Program – 2 Sections

Article 8. Performance Evaluations – 1 Section

Article 9. Unified Program Standardized Forms and Formats [Repealed]

Article 10. Business Reporting to CUPAs – 3 Appendices

Article 8. Unified Agency Review of Hazardous Materials Release Sites [Repealed’

Subdivision 1. Consolidated Regulations for Treatment, Storage, Processing or Disposal of Solid Waste

Chapter 1. General

Article 1. Purpose, Scope and Applicability of this Subdivision – 10 Sections

Chapter 2. Definitions

Article 1. Statutory Definitions – 2 Sections

Article 2. Specific Definitions – 1 Section

Chapter 3. Criteria for All Waste Management Units, Facilities, and Disposal Sites – 21 Sections

Chapter 4. Documentation and Reporting for Regulatory Tiers, Permits, WDRs, and Plans – 56 Sections

Chapter 5. Enforcement – 1 Section

Chapter 6. Financial Assurances at Solid Waste Facilities and at Waste Management Units for Solid Waste – 50 Sections

Chapter 7. Special Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Units – 17 Sections

Chapter 8. Other Provisions – 14 Sections and 5 Appendices

Division 3. Electronic Submittal of Information

Subdivision 1. Data Dictionary for Regulated Activities

Chapter 1. Facility Information – 2 Sections

Chapter 2. Hazardous Materials – 1 Section

Chapter 3. Underground Storage Tank – 4 Sections

Chapter 4. Hazardous Waste – 14 Sections

Chapter 5. Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement (CME) Information – 4 Sections

Chapter 6. Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act – 1 Section

Chapter 7. [Reserved]

Subdivision 2. Data Dictionary for Environmental Monitoring

Chapter 1. Laboratory Reporting – 1 Section

Chapter 2. Well and Site Information Electronic Reporting Data Dictionaries – 3 Sections

Division 4. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Chapter 1. Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986

Article 1. Preamble and Definitions – 1 Section

Article 2. Guideline and Safe Use Determination Procedures – 3 Sections

Article 3. Science Advisory Board: Carcinogen Identification Committee and Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant (Dart) Identification Committee – 5 Sections

Article 4. Discharge – 3 Sections

Article 5. Extent of Exposure – 6 Sections

Article 6. Clear and Reasonable Warnings – 47 Sections

Article 7. NO Significant Risk Levels – 8 Sections

Article 8. NO Observable Effect Levels – 4 Sections

Article 9. Miscellaneous – 6 Sections and 2 Appendices

Chapter 2. Hazardous Substance Cleanup Arbitration Panel Hearing Regulations

Article 1. General Provisions – 7 Sections

Article 2. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment – 5 Sections

Article 3. Selection of Arbitrators – 5 Sections

Article 4. Authority of Arbitrators – 3 Sections

Article 5. Special Provisions – 9 Sections

Article 6. Hearings – 5 Sections

Article 7. Pleadings – 7 Sections

Chapter 3. Naturally Occurring Levels of Lead in Candy – 1 Section

Title 27 contains 409 Sections.

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