Iowa Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Iowa Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air Quality Bureau: Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 567-22.108(15)(b)(455B)

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Solid waste sanitary landfills: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 455B.302

Construction and demolition waste landfills: IAC 567-114.26(2)j(455B)

Industrial monofills: IAC 567-115.26(2)j(455B)

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): IAC 567-113.8(1)a(455B), IAC 567-113.8(2)a.(5)(455B), and IAC 567-113.8(3)(455B)

Coal combustion residual landfills: IAC 455B.103.1(5)f.(455B)

Solid waste transfer stations: IAC 567-106.11(455B) and IAC 567-106.14(455B,455D)

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): IA Code 455B.103, IA Code 455B.47, IAC 567-135.20(455B), and IAC 567-134.26(455B)


Ag waste: IAC 567-65.17(459, 459B)

Drinking water: IAC 567-43.1(455B)

Wastewater: IAC 567-64.7(455B)

Regulatory Agencies

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Iowa Department of Commerce Utilities Division Iowa Utilities Board

Iowa Department of Public Safety

Iowa Environmental Protection Commission

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Iowa has established self-inspection requirements under its solid waste and storage tank regulations.

Administration and enforcement. Inspection authority has been given to various regulatory agencies within the state, including the DNR, the Utilities Commission, Public Safety, Environmental Protection Commission, and the Bureau of Labor.


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