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Milpitas Fire Department Page Updated on 6/29/2010
Participating Agency (PA)

The Milpitas Fire Department is responsible for the fire suppression, emergency medical (Paramedic) services, rescue services, hazardous materials response, coordination of City-wide disaster response efforts, enforcement of fire and life safety codes, enforcement of City, State and Federal hazardous materials regulations, and investigation of fire cause, arson and other emergency events for cause and origin within the City of Milpitas.

The Hazardous Materials Division of the Fire Department provides a comprehensive environmental regulatory compliance inspection service. The Division’s responsibilities include permit issuance, inspection and enforcement for compliance with the California Fire Code (with amendments contained in the Milpitas Municipal Code Title V-Chapter 300) and State Health and Safety Code (Chapters 6.67, 6.7 and 6.95).

The Hazardous Materials Division administers the following activities and is currently staffed by two full time Hazardous Materials Inspectors.

  • Review and approval of Hazardous Materials Business Plans (HMBPs) and Inventories;
  • Annual inspection and permit issuance for:
    Aboveground Tanks
    Hazardous Materials Storage
    Non-point Source
    Underground Tanks
  • Plan review and permit issuance for new construction, tenant improvements, and installation and closure of hazardous material processes;
  • Investigation for cause and origin of hazardous material releases;
  • Training of emergency response personnel and the business community; and,
  • Processing of public information requests involving hazardous materials under the Freedom of Information Act.
To Submit Documents For More Information
Milpitas Fire Department
455 E. Calaveras Blvd.
Milpitas, CA 95035
Tel: (408) 586-3365
Fax (408) 586-3378
Visit the Milpitas Fire Department Web Site or contact us directly.