California boiler codes
The state of California has an active boiler inspection program that enforces standards governing the installation, operation, and closure of boilers.
|California boiler program overview|
|Fired pressure vessel (i.e. boilers) inspections required:||Yes|
|Unfired pressure vessel (i.e. air tanks) inspections required:||Yes|
|Insurance inspectors allowed to perform inspections:||Yes|
Boiler inspection resources
Here are links to California's various boiler division requirements, California boiler forms, California boiler FAQs and California boiler resources.
Details: This link will take you to California's boiler section website. You can get information related to their boiler program, including news and policy changes.
Details: Use this link to learn about California's boiler inspection requirements. Research boiler permit periodicities and common violations.
Details: Use this link to access common California boiler application, inspection, and payment forms online.
Details: Use this link get assistance in setting up a state boiler inspection. Need help understanding your responsibilities? You can find help here.
Details: This link will take you to National Board certified boiler repair and manufacturing companies that offer boiler repair, boiler maintenance, and new boiler sales. You can search for "R" Stamp boiler companies, these boiler repair companies are allowed to perform repairs on pressure vessels and are often required for certain repairs in state jurisdictions.
Details: This link will take you to National Board online training program. Is is designed for anyone interested in training that involves the inspection, construction, installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of pressure equipment.
Details: This link will take you to National Board Synopsis (NB-370), this resource is a compilation of jurisdiction laws, rules, and regulations as reported to the National Board by jurisdictional authorities. It features the requirements, contact information, and regulatory history for each jurisdiction.
Details: Use this link to view frequently asked questions concerning California's boiler inspection program, viewing them will help you better understand the compliance process and become familiar with the terminology.
Boiler inspection tips
Preparing for an inspection can ensure the process is done quickly and efficiently with minimal downtime or unforeseen issues.
Details: Click this link to view basic guidelines on how to prepare a boiler for an internal boiler inspection.
Details: Click this link to view basic guidelines on how to prepare a boiler for an external boiler inspection.