The Ventura County Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA), or Hazardous Materials Program, provides regulatory oversight for six statewide environmental programs including: 1) Hazardous Materials Business Plan, 2) Hazardous Waste, 3) Tiered Permitting, 4) Underground Storage Tanks, 5) Aboveground Petroleum Storage, and 6) California Accidental Release Prevention Program. Click the individual program boxes below for more information and guidance documents:
The Ventura County CUPA implements State and Federal laws and regulations, County ordinance code, and local policies for the above programs. Compliance is achieved through routine and follow-up inspections, educational guidance, and enforcement actions. The CUPA is also involved with hazardous materials emergency response, investigation of illegal hazardous waste disposal, and public complaints.
The City of Ventura Fire Department is a Participating Agency (PA) that implements the Hazardous Materials Business Plan, Aboveground Petroleum Storage, CalARP and Underground StorageTank programs within their City's jurisdiction. The Oxnard City Fire Department (Oxnard CUPA) implements all six CUPA programs within their City's jurisdiction.
Hazardous Materials Emergency - Call 911
Links and Bulletins
- CERS Information - California Environmental Reporting System - CalEPA
- List of Permitted CUPA Facilities
- Hazardous Materials Program (CUPA)
- Other Regulatory Links
For specific questions about your permitted facility, please contact your Area Inspector.
Ventura County CUPA Contacts
City Regulatory Contacts
805 - 654-7795