Utah Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air permits: Utah Administrative Rules (R)307-326-9, R307-343-5, and R307-415-6c

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Asbestos: R307-801-9 and R307-801-10

Hazardous substances releases: Utah Code Annotated (UCA) 19-6-304

Hazardous waste and solid waste: UCA 19-6-109

Pesticides: R68-7-8(A)(7)(f) and R68-7-8(B)(6)(4)

Solid waste:

Facilities: R315-302-2(5)

Waste tires: UCA 19-6-820(1)

Used oil: R315-15-1.1(j)


Drinking water: R309-100-7 and R309-105-12

Wastewater: R317-4-13, R317-4-14, R317-5-1, R317-8-3, R317-8-8, and R317-3-1

Workplace safety:

Agency inspections of employer workplaces: UCA 34A-6-301

Fall protection equipment: R614-1-6

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Utah Labor Commission Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has established self-inspection requirements under its air, asbestos, solid waste, drinking water, and wastewater regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental regulations.

Administration and enforcement. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) enforces the environmental inspection requirements in Utah. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF) enforces the pesticide inspection requirements. The Utah Labor Commission's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH) enforces the safety and health inspection requirements at private and public sector workplaces in Utah.


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