Certified Unified Program Agency/
Hazardous Materials Program
The Ventura County Certified Unified Program Agency - CUPA / Hazardous Materials Program provides regulatory oversight for the following six statewide environmental programs:
- Hazardous Waste
- Hazardous Materials Business Plan
- California Accidental Release Prevention Program (CalARP)
- Underground Hazardous Materials Storage Tanks
- Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks /
Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plans
- Onsite Hazardous Waste Treatment / Tiered Permit
For the above programs, the CUPA implements State and Federal laws and regulations, county ordinance code, and local policies. Compliance is achieved through routine and follow-up inspections, educational guidance, and enforcement actions. The CUPA also is involved with hazardous materials emergency response, investigation of illegal disposal of hazardous waste and public complaints.
Hazardous Materials Emergency - Call 911
The City of Ventura Fire Department is a Participating Agency (PA) that implements the Hazardous Materials Business Plan, CalARP and Underground Tank programs within their City's jurisdication.
The Oxnard City Fire Department (Oxnard CUPA) implements all six CUPA programs within their City's jurisdiction.
For specific questions about your permitted facility, please contact your Area Inspector.
Ventura County CUPA Contacts
City Regulatory Contacts