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Hazardous Materials Management

Hazardous Materials Management

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.

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 agencies that regulate USTs and ASTs:
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

How to complete a Tier 1 SPCC Plan Template

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

CUPA Forms and Information (External Links):

CalCupa - An Association of Certified Unified Program Agencies

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program Forms

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