Hazardous Materials Section

The Hazardous Materials Section (HMS) administers and implements a comprehensive Hazardous Materials Management Program within the City of Anaheim as a Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) authorized by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) since July 1, 2001. 

The HMS also administers the county wide Hazardous Materials Response Team joint powers agreement under the Orange County-City Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Authority (OCCHMERA) and implements the Small Hydrocarbon Acquisition and Recovery Program (SHARP).

Feedback / Communication with HMS
File a Complaint to the HMS (through Anaheim Anytime) as well as submit messages and documentation to the HMS.

Benefits Offered
The Anaheim CUPA offers those regulated several benefits, such as: a single point of contact for permitting, inspections, forms, information, assistance and consolidated fees billing. A brochure was developed to inform businesses of the CUPA Program. Assisting businesses to achieve and maintain compliance with program requirements is the Anaheim CUPA's primary mission. The HMS is located in City Hall West at 201 S. Anaheim Boulevard.

All CUPA Consolidated Permits expire on July 31. Annual fees invoicing occurs on July 1. Permits for a fiscal year begin to be issued in the middle of July to facilities who have paid all assessed fees and are in full compliance with no outstanding violations on record. If you need to obtain another copy of an invoice that was sent to you, please contact the Anaheim Fire and Rescue's Hazardous Materials Section at 714-765-4040. If payment of fees is not received, a late fee of $100 will be assessed after 30, 60 and 90 days in accordance with our fee resolution, with the first late fee assessed for each item on August 1.

Business Participation
The Anaheim CUPA Business Advisory Group provides for business participation in the administration and implementation of the CUPA program. Meetings are open to the public and held quarterly at the Anaheim Fire Department's Administration offices located in the Anaheim West Tower located at 201 S. Anaheim Boulevard. Anyone interested in joining this committee should contact the Anaheim CUPA at 714-765-4040 . Membership is limited to 12 individuals serving a minimum of a 2-year term.

Fee Schedule