Site Mitigation & Restoration Program

We protect and maintain California’s land and places
by setting strict standards for land restoration and cleanup

Site Mitigation and Brownfields Policies & Procedures

The DTSC Site Mitigation and Brownfields Reuse Program is in the process of updating its policies and, as a result, some are not available on the web site. Please check back soon.

KeywordDocument No.TitleDate Issued
Administrative Hearing DecisionEO-99-004-MMu00a0Review of Proposed Administrative Hearing DecisionJuly 21, 1999
Administrative RecordEO-94-004-MMu00a0Identification of the Administrative RecordJune 7, 1994
Authority to IssueEO-95-011-MMu00a0Authority to Issue Site Mitigation DocumentsSeptember 6, 1995
Complaints for PenaltiesEO-93-014-PPu00a0Policy and Procedures for Site Mitigation Complaints for PenaltiesFebruary 7, 1994
Completion CertificationOPP 86-22Ru00a0Completion Certification of Site Remedial ActionNovember 1, 1989
Confidential MaterialsEO-93-022-PPu00a0Handling of Confidential MaterialsFebruary 24, 1994
Cost RecoveryEO-99-003-MMu00a0Decision Not to Pursue Cost RecoveryJuly 21, 1999
Enforcement Case Managementu00a0u00a0OPP 90-7u00a0Site Mitigation Enforcement Case ManagementNovember 17, 1990
Imminent and/or Substantial EndangermentEO-93-009-PPu00a0Imminent and/or Substantial Endangerment Policy, Procedure and GuidelinesJuly 14, 1993
Imminent and/or Substantial EndangermentEO-93-009-PPu00a0Imminent and/or Substantial Endangerment Determination and Consent Order Template
Imminent and/or Substantial EndangermentEO-93-009-PPu00a0Imminent and/or Substantial Endangerment Determination and Order and Remedial Action Order Template
Land Use CovenantsOPP 87-14u00a0Development and Implementation of Land Use Covenants (Under Revision)
Lien PlacementDTSC-OP-036u00a0Statutory Lien Policy and ProceduresJuly 11, 2016
Non-Compliance with Remedial Action OrdersOPP 87-1u00a0Procedures for Determination of Non-Compliance with Remedial Action OrdersJanuary 2, 1987
Operation and MaintenanceEO-93-036-MMu00a0Operation and Maintenance Enforceable AgreementFebruary 7, 1994
Oversight and SupervisionOPP 92-1u00a0Oversight and Supervision of Investigation and Removal and Remedial Actions at Hazardous Substance Sites (Under Revision)August 24, 1992
Partial Site CleanupEO-92-4-MMu00a0Approval of Partial Site CleanupApril 23, 1992
Permitting/Site Mitigation InterfaceOPP 87-12u00a0Permitting/Site Mitigation InterfaceJanuary 5, 1989
Posting of Enforcement DocumentE0-06-002-PPu00a0Posting of Enforcement Documents PolicyFebruary 28, 2006
Prospective PurchaserEO-96-005-PPu00a0Prospective Purchaser PolicyJuly 1, 1996
Remedial Action PlanEO-95-007-PPu00a0Remedial Action Plan (RAP)December 5, 1995
RP OwnershipOPP 90-11u00a0RP Ownership of Property Over Contaminated GroundwaterDecember 7, 1990
Sensitive UsesEO-02-002-MMu00a0Response Actions for Sites Where Future Use May Include Sensitive UsesJuly 10, 2002
Site MitigationEO-90-11-MMu00a0Determining Whether to Pursue Cost Recovery or Enforcement Actions Against Property Owners Whose Land Overlies Contaminated Ground Water Solely on the Basis of Land OwnershipDecember 7, 1990
Site ScreeningEO-97-001-MMu00a0Site Screening GuidanceJanuary 23, 1997
Voluntary Site Mitigation ProjectsEO-95-006-PPu00a0Managing Voluntary Site Mitigation ProjectsSeptember 25, 1995