As counties have begun to reopen and there are new updates every day, California local and statewide COVID-19 response measures are changing the way businesses and communities engage in regulatory and environmental compliance.
To help you navigate these changes, we have put together a collection of sources you may find useful to stay current on the status and regulatory updates in your city, county, or region.
Not every city and county is responding to the COVID-19 situation identically, as each are presented with unique and shared challenges. With that, we encourage you to utilize the following guidance and updates as they are relevant to your local area.
Building Industry Association for Southern California
Building Industry Association for Northern California
San Mateo County
Environmental Council of the States (ECOS)
Environmental Protective Agency (EPA)
- Water Utility Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic
- COVID-19 Enforcement and Compliance Resources
- Interim Guidance on Site Field Work Decisions due to the Impact of COVID-19
- Frequent Questions on Grant Issues Related to Coronavirus
- Frequent Questions about Coronavirus
- Environmental Compliance
- Environmental Due Diligence
- Environmental & Workplace Safety
- General Guidance & Updates
- Judicial Branch of California
With 482 municipalities divided among 58 counties, California jurisdictions will employ a wide variety of approaches to managing communications and operations throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. It is vital to work together in keeping the lines of communication open and find trusted resources to get accurate and current information when you need it.
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