The CUPA program is designed to consolidate, coordinate, and consistently administer permits, inspection activities, and enforcement activities throughout the County.The Los Angeles County Fire Department is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the entire County except in the cities of El Segundo, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, and Vernon; these cities are CUPAs within their own jurisdictions. As a CUPA, the Los Angeles County Fire Department manages six hazardous materials and hazardous waste programs.
Additionally, the Department works with the Los Angeles and Santa Monica CUPAs as a Participating Agency (PA) for hazardous waste programs. The Department is also a PA in Orange County for La Habra’s hazardous materials program.
For more information on the Unified Program, click on the following:
California Accidental Release Prevention
Underground Storage Tanks
Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Permits and Fees
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)