Hazardous Materials Management (CUPA)

The Lake County Division of Environmental Health is the Certified Unified Program Agency for all of Lake County, dealing with hazardous waste and hazardous materials. EH personnel permit and inspect hazardous waste generators and hazardous waste on-site treatment, hazardous materials handlers, above-ground storage tanks, and underground storage tanks in accordance with the California Health and Safety Code. Environmental Health requires and reviews hazardous material release response plans and inventories (business plans) from businesses.

Treated Wood Waste (TWW)

Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

Assembly Bill 332 FAQ regarding treated wood waste (TWW)links to external site

DTSC requirements for generators of treated wood waste (TWW)links to external site

Underground Storage Tanks

UST Forms
Form A: Facility Permitting
Form B: UST Permitting
Form C: Certificate of Compliance
Form D: Monitoring Plan
Form E: Response Plan
Certification of Financial Responsibility
Sample: Chief Financial Officer Letter
Submitting Designated UST Operator Information

Fee Schedule
UST Install Application Packet
UST Closure Requirements
UST Spill Bucket Repair Application

Underground Farm Tanks
Other Regulating Agencies
Air Quality
Weights and Measures
North Shore Fire Protection District (Upper Lake to Clearlake Oaks)
Lake County Fire Protection District (Clearlake & Lower Lake)
South Lake County Fire Protection District (HVL & Middletown)
Lakeport Fire Protection District (Lakeport)
Kelseyville Fire Protection District (Kelseyville)

Tips: Keep Detailed Written Records

Aboveground Storage Tanks

California Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA)
AST Forms
Engineered Plan Sample

Annual Certification
CERS - California Environmental Reporting System
CERS Certification Requirements Friendly Reminder

Federal Hazard Category
CUPA Forms and Information (External Links)
CalCupa - An Association of Certified Unified Program Agencies

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program Forms