Local Emergency Planning Committee

​​​​The Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) passed by congress in 1986 brought about the development of Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) within each state.​

The City of Virginia Beach Local Emergency Planning Committee consists of representatives from the community, law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire services, local environmental agencies, health care, media, industry, and local officials.

If you would be interested in becoming a member of the Virginia Beach LEPC, please contact If you would be interested in becoming a member of the Virginia Beach LEPC, please contact Kim Tempesco at ktempesc@vbgov.com or 385-8585.

Annually the CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PLAN must be updated. Below is the link to the basic plan. The full plan, including appendices, is available for public review at the Virginia Beach Fire Department Administration Building. It is located at 2408 Courthouse Drive in Building 21, you may request to review it at the reception desk.

City of Virginia Beach_Hazmat_Plan_2012.docx

​HAZARDOUS FACILITIES MAP 2013

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