Welcome to RMA

The Resource Management Agency strives to ensure that its customer service standards are consistent with the Agency’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Resource Management Agency, in cooperation with the public and our partner agencies, is to protect the consumer and community’s health, safety and environment by carrying out adopted laws and policies, and educating, assisting and empowering Ventura County residents and businesses to be good stewards of the land and our resources.

Values

In addition, RMA has identified those core values which will guide us in carrying out our mission. These values are directly related to our customer service and include:

  • Honesty, hard work and ethical behavior

  • Transparency and accountability

  • Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

  • Excellence in service delivery

Effective January 1, 2013, all businesses that submit facility information such as hazardous materials business plans, underground storage tank, and hazardous waste generator forms and related documents, will be required to use the internet to submit this information to their local agency electronically through an electronic information management system known as the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS).  Unified Program Consolidated Forms (UPCF) are no longer valid and will NOT be accepted by EHD.

Guidance Documents and Publications:

Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

UST program forms can be found HERE.

Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks (APSA/SPCC)

Tier I facilities are those:
  • With no more than 10,000 gallons of oil, and
  • With no single container exceeding 5,000 gallons, and
  • Which has had no single discharge to navigable waters exceeding 1,000 gallons and no two discharges each exceeding 42 gallons within any 12 month period in the prior 3 years.

  • SPCC Tier I Template

Tier II Facilities are those

  • With no more than 10,000 gallons of oil, and
  • Have a single container greater than 5,000 gallons, and
  • Which has had no single discharge to navigable waters exceeding 1,000 gallons and no two discharges each exceeding 42 gallons within any 12 month period in the prior 3 years.

  • SPCC Tier II Template

Additional APSA Guidance:

California Accidental Release Prevention Plan (CALARP) 

  • Registration
    Required to be submitted for all facilities with a regulated substance at or above the threshold quantity