California State Agencies

The websites below include California state agencies involved with procurement, state contracting and regulation of the construction industry; agencies that provide technical and business information to the public; agencies that regulate businesses; and guides and directories to California state government.

California's Official Home Pagewww.ca.gov
 
Directory of California State Agencieswww.ca.gov/Apps/Agencies.aspx
 
Directory of Executive Branch Agencieswww.ca.gov/About/Government/State/Executive.html
 
California Online Directory
(state telephone directory)
www.cold.ca.gov
 
Air Resources Board, Cal/EPAwww.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm
 
Attorney General Opinionsoag.ca.gov/opinions
 
Building Standards Commission
(building codes)
www.bsc.ca.gov
 
CalEPA
(California Environmental Protection Agency)
www.calepa.ca.gov
 
CalGOLD: Permit Information and Assistancewww.calgold.ca.gov
 
California Geological Surveywww.consrv.ca.gov/cgs
 
California State Contracts Register
(bidding opportunities)
www.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/eprocure.aspx
 
California State Transportation Agencywww.calsta.ca.gov/
 
California Voter Foundation
(government and election guide)
www.calvoter.org
 
California Workforce Investment Boardwww.cwib.ca.gov/
 
Cal/OSHA
(Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Industrial Relations)
www.dir.ca.gov/DOSH/dosh1.html
 
Cal/OSHA Elevator Unit
www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/elevator.html
 
CalRecycle
(Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery)
www.calrecycle.ca.gov
 
Caltrans
(Department of Transportation)
www.dot.ca.gov/
 
Caltrans Architectural and Engineering Contract Information
caltrans-opac.ca.gov/aeinfo.htm
 
Caltrans Contractor Interest Registry
www.dot.ca.gov/contractor/
 
Caltrans Division of Construction
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/construc/
 
Caltrans Division of Design
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/oppd/index.htm
 
Caltrans Division of Engineering Services
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/
 
Caltrans Division of Procurement and Contracts
caltrans-opac.ca.gov
 
Caltrans Office of Business and Economic Opportunity
(DBE, SBE, Equal Opportunity)
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/
 
Caltrans Standard Specifications and Standard Plans
(Office of Construction Contract Standards)
www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/construction_standards.html
 
CEQA Home Page
(California Environmental Quality Act)
resources.ca.gov/ceqa/
 
Department of Business Oversightwww.dbo.ca.gov/
 
Department of Financewww.dof.ca.gov
 
Department of General Serviceswww.dgs.ca.gov
 
Department of Housing and Community Developmentwww.hcd.ca.gov
 
Department of Industrial Relationswww.dir.ca.gov
 
Department of Insurancewww.insurance.ca.gov
 
Department of Motor Vehicleswww.dmv.ca.gov
 
Department of Toxic Substances Controlwww.dtsc.ca.gov
 
Department of Water Resourceswww.dwr.water.ca.gov
 
Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS), Department of Industrial Relationswww.dir.ca.gov/DAS/das.html
 
Division of Corporations, Department of Business Oversightwww.dbo.ca.gov/About_DBO/organization/doc.asp
 
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, Department of Industrial Relationswww.dir.ca.gov/DLSE/dlse.html
 
Division of the State Architect, Department of General Serviceswww.dgs.ca.gov/dsa/home.aspx
 
Division of Workers' Compensation, Department of Industrial Relationswww.dir.ca.gov/DWC/dwc_home_page.htm
 
Employment Development Departmentwww.edd.ca.gov
 
Energy Commissionwww.energy.ca.gov
 
Franchise Tax Boardwww.ftb.ca.gov
 
Go Solar California
(California Energy Commission and California Public Utilities Commission)
www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov
 
GO-Biz
(Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development)
www.business.ca.gov
 
High-Speed Rail Authoritywww.hsr.ca.gov
 
Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA)www.calhfa.ca.gov
 
Infrastructure and Economic Development Bankwww.ibank.ca.gov
 
Labor and Workforce Development Agencywww.labor.ca.gov/
 
Land Use Planning Information Network (LUPIN)ceres.ca.gov/planning/
 
Natural Resources Agencyresources.ca.gov/
 
Office of Public School Constructionwww.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/home.aspx
 
Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Serviceswww.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/OSDS.aspx
 
Office of the Governorgov.ca.gov
 
Office of the State Fire Marshalosfm.fire.ca.gov
 
OSHPD
(Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development)
www.oshpd.ca.gov
 
Public Utility Commissionwww.cpuc.ca.gov/puc/
 
Secretary of State: California Business Portalwww.sos.ca.gov/business/
 
Seismic Safety Commissionwww.seismic.ca.gov
 
State Board of Equalizationwww.boe.ca.gov
 
State Treasurer: Financing Boards, Authorities and Commissionswww.treasurer.ca.gov/boards.asp
 
State Water Resources Control Boardwww.swrcb.ca.gov
 
Underground Storage Tank Program, Cal/EPAwww.swrcb.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/ust/
 
Wildland Hazard / Building Codes, Department of Forestry and Fire Protectionwww.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fire_prevention_wildland.php