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(A) Any person or entity subject to the provisions of this chapter upon its effective date shall submit, as to such person or entity, an emergency response plan to the environmental authority of the city on or before the effective date.
(B) The emergency response plan shall include the following elements:
(1) A map of the site showing the buildings thereon which shall describe hazardous substance storage areas and indicate their normal location;
(2) A hazard identification and emergency action statement which shall include a concise procedure for responding to emergency situations in each area;
(3) A procedure for the submitters for reporting fires, chemical spills or other emergency situations, including procedures for notifying Police, Fire, Health and Civil Preparedness Departments of the city;
(4) A fire response plan, as required by OSHA, identifying the level of fire response which shall be implemented by personnel as outlined in 29 C.F.R. § 1910(L) (1981) or in any subsequent update thereto;
(5) An evacuation plan including a list of those persons who are trained in the implementation of a response plan and in the supervision of evacuation procedures. The plan shall also include a system for accounting for all personnel in an evacuation; and
(6) A spill prevention, control and countermeasure plan designed to prevent or minimize the release into the environment of any hazardous substance stored, treated, used, mixed or produced on the site. This plan shall be based on the types and quantities of hazardous substances which are on the property as well as the location and design of the major storage and use areas. The plan shall designate at least one person and an alternate, one of whom shall be on site during all working hours and who shall be responsible for implementing the spill control procedures. The plan shall also specify construction features designed to control and contain spills from hazardous substance storage areas. These control features shall include one or more of the following systems or their equivalents:
(a) Dikes or berms or retaining walls which are sufficiently impervious to contain spills of hazardous substances;
(b) Weirs, booms, curbing or other barriers;
(c) Culverting, guttering or other drainage system which leads to a contained impervious area;
(d) Sorbent materials;
(e) Sumps and collection ponds; and
(f) Retention ponds.
(C) Each spill prevention, control and countermeasure plan required hereunder shall be implemented within 90 days of receipt of approval from the environmental authority.
(1967 Code, § 8-30) (Ord. passed 7-11-1983)