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Local Agency Guidelines for Certified Local Public Agencies

The Local Agency Guidelines for Certified Local Public Agencies, or LAG for Certified LPAs, is updated as needed. Updates will be summarized in a change log and posted for user reference. Please refer to this website for the most updated version.

Full LAG Document

Section A: Overview of Federal-Aid Project Delivery Options for Local Public Agencies, Including Certification 

Section B: Local Public Agency Certification, Compliance and Oversight

Section C: Delivering Federal-Aid Projects as a Certified Local Public Agency
Section D: Resources Directory

Note: Section C is arranged chronologically, according to the six phases of project delivery. Activities within one phase may overlap and extend into later phases. Refer to individual chapters for more details

Archived LAG Manual

Effective November 3, 2021, the Local Agency Guidelines for Certified Local Public Agencies (2021 version) supersedes and replaces the 2018 version (January 2020 revision). An archived version of the 2018 LAG (2020 revision) will be accessible on this page for approximately one year, but will no longer be updated with new references or hyperlinks. Prior versions of the manual are available by request by emailing ODOT Certification.


Email Tiffany Hamilton
Local Program Certification Manager
Telephone 503-986-3649