Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA)
The Environmental Health Division was designated by the State Secretary for Environmental Protection on January 1, 1997, as the CUPA for the County of Orange. The CUPA is the local administrative agency that coordinates six programs regulating hazardous materials and hazardous wastes in Orange County.
Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
Hazardous Materials Disclosure (HMD)
California Accidental Release Program (CalARP)
Orange City Fire Department has joined the CUPA, as a Participating Agency, to form a partnership with the County’s Unified Program.
In the city of Orange, Environmental Health administers the Hazardous Waste, Aboveground Storage Tank and CalARP programs while the City of Orange administers the other three elements listed above.
Contact the City of Orange 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) 288-2573 or by e-mail at Raymi Wun or Brad Goodrich with any questions you may have about these programs.
The CUPA (Orange County Environmental Health) will offer businesses the benefit of a single-fee system incorporating all the fees from the six programs. For more information regarding billing, Hazardous Waste, Aboveground Storage Tanks or the CalARP program, please call (714) 667-3629.
Hazardous Occupancy Inspections
These inspections are also handled by the Fire Prevention Bureau. For more information regarding Chemical Classification and requirements for hazardous materials processes and equipment, refer to those sections included on this web site. For more information you may send questions by e-mail to Raymi Wun or Brad Goodrich or phone (714) 288-2573.