Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM)

The Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) is issued in January of each year, last updated January 2018. It is updated through Local Assistance Procedures (LPPs). It describes the various procedures required to process Federal and State funded local transportation projects. Click below to view or download that entire Chapter, or you may view (use Google Chrome) or download the entire manual by clicking here: Complete LAPM (January 2019). Few links in this LAPM were out of date (please check chapters below for correct links). New LAPM exhibits website is https://dot.ca.gov/programs/local-assistance/forms/local-assistance-procedures-manual-forms

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List of Chapters

Individual Documents: Last Update
LAPM Binder Cover (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Table of Contents: Table of Contents (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 2: Roles and Responsibilities (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Please make sure to review the Office Bulletin OB 18-03 (PDF) first
Chapter 3: Project Authorization (PDF)
Revised in January 2019
 Chapter 4: Agreements (PDF)  Revised in January 2019
 Chapter 5: Invoicing (PDF)  Revised in January 2019
Chapter 6: Environmental Procedures (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 7: Field Review (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 8: Public Hearings (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Please make sure to review the Office Bulletin OB 14-06 (PDF) first
Chapter 9: Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (PDF) 
Revised in January 2018
Please make sure to review the Office Bulletin OB 13-07R (PDF) first
Chapter 10: Consultant Selection (PDF)
Revised in January 2019
Chapter 11: Design Guidance (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 12: Plans, Specifications & Estimate (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 13: Right of Way (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Please make sure to read the summary (PDF) first
Chapter 14: Utility Relocations (PDF) 
Revised in January 2019
Chapter 15: Advertise and Award Project (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 16: Administer Construction Contracts (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 17: Project Completion (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 18 Maintenance (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 19 Oversight and Process Reviews (PDF) Revised in January 2019
Chapter 20 Deficiencies and Sanctions (PDF) Revised in January 2019

 

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