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It shall be the duty of each on-site manager and the owner of a business, as well as the property owner, to ensure compliance with the following provisions set forth in Sections 121.1 through 121.9.
121.2.1 Unified Program Facility Permit
Each business that handles or intends to handle a hazardous material or a mixture containing a hazardous material in the City that has a quantity at any one time during the reporting year equal to, or greater than, a total weight of 500 pounds (227 kg), or a total volume of 55 gallons or 200 cubic feet (566 m3) at standard temperature and pressure for a compressed gas; or exceeds the applicable federal threshold planning quantity for an Extremely Hazardous Substance specified in Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 355, Appendix A; or exceeds the permit amounts for hazardous materials in Table 121.2.1 shall file an application for and obtain a Section 120 Unified Program Facility Permit with the proper authorization listed for the Hazardous Materials Release Response Plan (HMRRP) and inventory program element as required by this section. Existing Unified Program Facilities with existing authorizations for other Unified Program elements shall file an application to amend their existing Section 120 Unified Program Facility Permit to include the HMRRP authorization. Section 120 Unified Program Facility Permits with HMRRP authorizations shall be obtained on or before the first day the business starts handling such substance and shall be renewed annually.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CLASSIFICATION AND PERMIT AMOUNTS
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CATEGORIES CUPA PERMIT AMOUNT
PHYSICAL HAZARDS
1. Explosives and blasting agents:
  1. High explosives
  2. Low explosives
  3. Blasting agents
Any amount
2. Compressed gases
  1. Flammable
  2. Oxidizing
  3. Corrosive
  4. Highly toxic
  5. Toxic
  6. Inert (chemically unreactive)
  7. Pyrophoric
  8. Unstable (reactive)
200 cubic feet
200 cubic feet
Any amount
Any amount
Any amount
200 cubic feet
Any amount
Any amount
3. Flammable and combustible liquids
  1. Flammable liquids
    Class I-A, Class I-B, Class I-C
  2. Combustible liquids
    Class II, Class III-A, Class III-B
*5/10 gallons
*25/55 gallons
4. Flammable solids
  1. Organic solids
  2. Inorganic solids
  3. Combustible metals (except dusts and powders)
  4. Combustible dusts and powders (including metals)
100 pounds
5. Oxidizers
  1. Liquids (gallons)
  2. Solids (pounds)
    • Class 4
    • Class 3
    • Class 2
    • Class 1
Any amount
1 gallon/50 pounds
10 gallons/100 pounds
55 gallons/500 pounds
6. Organic peroxides
  1. Liquids (gallons)
  2. Pastes
  3. Solids (pounds)
    • Unclassified
    • Class I
    • Class II
    • Class III
    • Class IV
    • Class V
Any amount
Any amount
Any amount
1 gallon/10 pounds
2 gallons/20 pounds
55 gallons/500 pounds
7. Pyrophoric materials:
  1. Liquids, ii. Solids
Any amount
8. Unstable (reactive) liquids (gallons) Solids (pounds)
  1. Class 4
  2. Class 3
  3. Class 2
  4. Class 1
Any
Any
10 gallons/100 pounds
55 gallons/500 pounds
9. Water-reactive liquids (gallons) Solids (pounds)
  1. Class 3
  2. Class 2
  3. Class 1
Any
10 gallons/100 pounds
55 gallons/500 pounds
10. Cryogenic fluids
  1. Flammable
  2. Oxidizing
  3. Corrosive
  4. Inert
  5. Highly toxic
*1/55 gallons
*55/55 gallons
*1/1 gallon
*55/500 gallons
*1/1 gallon
HEALTH HAZARDS
1. Highly toxic and toxic materials
  1. Highly toxic Liquids (gallons), Solids (pounds)
  2. Toxic Liquids (gallons), Solids (pounds)
Any amount
Any amount
2. Radioactive materials
  1. Common radiation source materials
  2. Fissile materials
Any amount
3. Corrosive liquids (gallons); Solids (pounds)
  1. Acids
  2. Bases (alkalis)
  3. Other corrosives
55 gallons/500 pounds
4. Other health hazard liquids (gallons); Solids (pounds)
  1. Carcinogens or suspect carcinogens
  2. Target organ toxins
  3. Irritants
  4. Sensitizers
55 gallons/55 pounds
* indoor/outdoor
121.2.2 Authorization
A Section 120 Unified Program Facility Permit with the HMRRP authorization shall be valid only for the business designated on the permit by the City. A separate permit shall be required for each business location having a separate street address.
121.2.3 Effect on Other Laws
The issuance of a Section 120 Unified Program Facility Permit with the HMRRP authorization required by this chapter does not authorize or permit the handling of hazardous substances, nor does it except or exempt the holder from compliance with, or affect in any way the applicability of, any other Federal, State or local law, rule or regulation governing hazardous substances.

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