Local Emergency Planning Committee

Purpose:

The Board of County Commissioners established the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) for the administration of a federal program for the development and review of chemical emergency response plans, collecting information about corporate and public use and storage of hazardous chemicals to help Fire and HAZMAT officers to safely respond to an incident, and to help citizens exercise their rights under the Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act.

Meetings:

The El Paso County LEPC and Colorado Springs LEPC will continue the practice of holding joint LEPC meetings for calendar year 2020.

LEPC meetings for 2020 are scheduled for: February 19th, May 20th, August 19th, November 18th.

Meetings are typically held at the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) located at 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

The El Paso County LEPC can be contacted directly at lepc@elpasoco.com or 719-575-8424.

Members and Length of Terms:

The committee’s members serve for terms of an indefinite length of time.

*For current volunteer members or for further information, please contact the Boards and Commissions Administrator at 719-520-6555.

Tier II Deadline:

March 1, 2020 is the deadline for submitting Tier II reports.

Questions related to filing Tier II data for facilities located within unincorporated El Paso County or Municipalities outside of Colorado Springs, contact: lepc@elpasoco.com

Questions related to filing Tier II data or completing HAMMERS reporting for facilities located within Colorado Springs, contact: Hammers@coloradosprings.gov

El Paso County Office of Emergency Management