Los Angeles County Public Counters are closed until further notice.
For Underground Storage Tanks questions or submissions, email us at email@example.com
. You can also mail submissions to:
Los Angeles County Public Works
Environmental Programs Division
900 S. Fremont Ave
Alhambra, CA 91803
If you have any questions, contact the Environmental Programs Public Counter at (626) 458-3517, Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
established the Underground Storage Tank (UST) program in Los Angeles County on December 20, 1983,
as Ordinance No. 83-0206U. Los Angeles County Code (LACC), Title 11, Division 4
the ordinance for the UST program.
In addition to the Los Angeles County Code, the State of California UST program became effective January 1, 1984. State law,
Health and Safety Code (HSC), Division 20, Chapter 6.7
governs the UST Program and
regulates the program in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 23, Division 3,
Chapter 16 (PDF, 664KB)
Chapter 18 (PDF, 356KB)
. The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)
the authorized State agency to regulate the UST Program.
The Federal Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program was established when the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
were approved on November 8, 1984. The
United States Code (USC), Title 42, Chapter 82, Subchapter IX
is the codified Federal UST Law. The Code of
Federal Regulations (CFR) further defines the UST requirements of RCRA. Most of the UST regulations can be found in
40CFR Part 280
40CFR Part 281
, which are updated yearly. The Federal UST Program is overseen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office
of Underground Storage Tanks