When no violations are found, a CO prepares a letter of no apparent violations, to be issued and signed by the District Director.246 However, when violations are found, a PDN or an NOV is prepared.247 Both are issued and signed by the District Director.
The PDN includes full details of each deficiency and violation, including appropriate citations to the regulations and the needed corrective actions. Contractors may voluntarily resolve violations through a CA. See below for a discussion of this resolution document.
246. See Letter L-5 – Notice of Closing: Compliance Evaluation (No Violation Found).
247. See FCCM Chapter 8 – Resolution of Noncompliance.