AB 2228, approved by Governor Brown on August 30, 2016, added Chapter 20, commencing with Section 26205 to Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code, requiring the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers' Board of Directors to develop and maintain standards for the designation of Certified Code Enforcement Officers (CCEOs, with additional requirements as noted below (actual text of AB2228).
"This bill would require the Board of Directors of the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) to develop and maintain standards for the designation of Certified Code Enforcement Officers or CCEOs. The bill would require the board to designate minimum training, qualifications, and experience requirements for applicants to qualify for the CCEO designation. The bill would also require the board to qualify cities, counties, cities and counties, and accredited educational institutions as Certified Code Enforcement Officer Education Program Providers, and would require all students, participants, or employees who successfully pass the minimum education and certification requirements to be granted CCEO status in an equivalent manner as applicants who attain certification through the CACEO.
The bill would require the board to set annual fees in amounts that are reasonably related and necessary to cover the costs of administering these provisions, to maintain a register of applications for certification, and adopt procedures for discipline, revocation, and sanctions against applicants, registrants, and certificants. The bill would allow all orders of the board resulting in revocation, suspension, or other action to be appealed by a writ of mandate or petition for judicial review to the superior court."
The Administrative Regulations approved by the CACEO Board of Directors on April 26, 2017 can be downloaded below. Relevant forms will be added to this page as they are developed.
Administrative Regulations, Revised 8-10-18
Section 1029, California Government Code