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Inspection Program

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The City of Torrance is required to inspect commercial and industrial facilities. To determine if your facility is required to be inspected depends on your facilities Standard Industrial Classification Code (SIC Code). This code can be determined by visiting Enter all applicable information and the appropriate SIC Code should appear. If you are unable to accurately determine your SIC Code contact your local NPDES inspector at the Torrance Fire Prevention Division, 310.618.2973.


All facilities are required to implement Best Management Practices (BMP's) in order to decrease the amount of pollutants generated by the facility which run off during storm events. The following are BMP's and guidelines for various business types.

Auto Body

Auto Dealership

Auto Service

Commercial (General)

Dry Cleaners



Retail Gas Outlets


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