Hazardous Materials Management

Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA)

The County of Orange Health Care Agency Environmental Health Division was designated by the State Secretary for Environmental Protection on January 1, 1996, as the CUPA for the County of Orange. The CUPA is the local administrative agency that coordinates 6 programs regulating hazardous materials and hazardous wastes in Orange County.
  • Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Business Plan
  • California Accidental Release Program (CalARP)
  • Hazardous Materials Disclosure (HMD)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
Orange City Fire Department has joined the CUPA, as a "participating agency," to form a partnership with the County's Unified Program.
  1. Administering Services
  2. UST Testing 
  3. State Water Resources Control Board Docs
  4. UST Forms
  5. UST Modifications and Repairs
  6. Diclosure and UST Online Reporting
  7. Program Changes
  8. Public Records
  9. Reporting Requirements
  10. Spill Notifications
  11. Quick Links

Administering Services

In the city of Orange, the Hazardous Waste, Aboveground Storage Tank and CalARP programs are administered by the County of Orange Health Care Agency, while the City of Orange administers the other three elements in the bullet-point list above.

Contact the Orange City Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau, Hazardous Materials Section for specific information regarding the requirements for USTs, Business Plans and Hazardous Materials Disclosure, please call (714) 288-2551 .

The CUPA will offer businesses the benefit of a single-fee system incorporating all the fees from the 6 programs. For more information regarding billing, Hazardous Waste, Aboveground Storage Tanks or the CalARP program, please call (714) 433-6000.