The City of Orange Fire Department is the Administering Agency for the Hazardous Materials Disclosure/Business Plan requirement of the California Health and Safety Code (Chapter 6.95). All businesses operating within the city of Orange must disclose their Hazardous Materials on the forms provided through the Fire Prevention Bureau or on forms approved by the California Office of Emergency Services.
If your facility uses, handles, or stores materials in quantities greater than or equal to 55 gallons of a liquid, 500 pounds of a solid, or 200 cubic feet of a gas during the course of the year, or any amount of acutely hazardous material, you must complete the entire Disclosure/Business Plan packet which includes:
Chemical Inventory List. Each chemical currently used, handled or stored in disclosable amounts must be marked Used?or Not Used?in the appropriate box. Changes to an existing chemical can be made directly on the Chemical Inventory List.
Hazardous Materials Inventory Form - This form must be filled out for each chemical used, handled or stored in disclosable amounts that is not on the existing inventory list. A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) must be submitted with each new Hazardous Materials Inventory Form.
Business Emergency Plan (BEP) - Those businesses that are required to complete a Business Emergency Plan with the provisions of Chapter 6.95 of the California Health and Safety Code are now mandated to renew the business plan every three years, (unless there are significant changes such as ownership, emergency contact, address change, etc.These types of changes require that you notify the implementing agency [City of Orange Fire Department] within 30 days of the change).
Information contained in these disclosures (except for plot plans, trade secrets and sensitive information) is public record and may be reviewed during normal Fire Department business hours (M-Th, 7am-6pm) with prior appointment.