California Department of Transportation

Local Assistance Procedures Manual—LAPM


The Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) is issued in July and January of each year beginning July 2015. In the past it had been continuously updated through Local Programs Procedures (LPPs) since its original release in February 1998. It describes the various procedures required to process Federal and State funded local transportation projects. Click on the Chapter below to view or download that entire Chapter.

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List of Chapters

LAPM Cover LAPM Binder CoverRevised in July 2015
Table of Contents: Table of ContentsRevised in July 2015
Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview Revised in July 2015
Chapter 2: Roles and ResponsibilitiesRevised in July 2015
Chapter 3: Project Authorization Revised in July 2015
Chapter 4: Agreements Revised in July 2015
Chapter 5: InvoicingRevised in July 2015
Chapter 6: Environmental ProceduresRevised in July 2015
Chapter 7: Field Review Revised in July 2015
Chapter 8: Public HearingsRevised in July 2015
Chapter 9: Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Revised in July 2015
Chapter 10: Consultant Selection Revised in July 2015
Chapter 11: Design StandardsRevised in October 2012
Chapter 12: Plans, Specifications, & EstimateRevised in July 2015
Chapter 13: Right of WayRevised in July 2015
Chapter 14: Utility RelocationsRevised in July 2015
Chapter 15: Advertise and Award ProjectRevised in July 2015
Chapter 16: Administer Construction ContractsRevised in July 2015
Chapter 17: Project CompletionRevised in July 2015
Chapter 18: MaintenanceRevised in July 2015
Chapter 19 Oversight and Process ReviewsRevised in July 2015
Chapter 20: Deficiencies and Sanctions Revised in July 2015


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