Hazardous Materials

The Hazardous Materials Program under the direction of the City of Healdsburg Fire Marshal is responsible for the enforcement of the regulatory-based:
  • Above Ground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) Program
  • Accidental Release Program
  • California Fire Code (CFC)
  • Hazardous Materials Business Plan Program
  • Hazardous Waste Program
  • Underground Storage Tank Program
These programs all address hazardous materials. Inspections of businesses are conducted on a routine basis, and the program often works in conjunction with the city's Public Works Department, the Building Department, and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.
  1. Above Ground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) Program

    This bill transferred responsibility for the implementation, enforcement, and administration of APSA from the State Water Resources Control Board to local CUPAs.

  2. California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)

    Make an account for the California Environmental Reporting System.

  3. Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA)

    The Healdsburg CUPA program has the responsibility for the City of Healdsburg and the City of Sebastopol CUPA program through a Joint Powers Agreements.

  4. Community Right-to-Know

    CUPA is responsible for sharing information with the public on facilities within their community that handle hazardous materials.

  5. CUPA Site Closure

    If you are going to close your business, a closure inspection is required to ensure proper disposal or recycling of hazardous waste and hazardous materials previously stored at the facility.

  6. Global Harmonization System (GHS)

    Global Harmonization and the Hazard Communication Standard focuses on recent changes to the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) OSHA's regulation that ensures that employees who work with chemicals are trained in their safe handling and use.

  7. Identification Number

    Persons who generate, transport or offer for transport, treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste generally must have an identification number.

  8. Underground Storage Tank Program

    If you own or operate underground fuel storage tanks in California, you are responsible for ensuring that the correct forms are filed with your CUPA by uploading them in CERS.