California Environmental Reporting System
Since January 2013, all businesses in the County of San Diego with a unified program facility permit are required by law to maintain their permit electronically by creating an account in the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) and submitting their business information electronically.
This includes businesses that:
- Handle or store Hazardous Materials
- Are part of the California Accidental Release Prevention Program
- Generate or treat Hazardous Wastes
- Generate or treat Medical Waste
- Store at least 1,320 gallons of Aboveground Petroleum
- Own or operate Underground Storage Tanks
IMPORTANT - Please Read: Changes in the law might affect your
facility and hazardous materials reporting. Click this link for more information.
|Upcoming CERS Workshops|
There are no CERS Workshops currently scheduled
|Need More Help? Call the CERS Help Desk!|
The County of San Diego has a CERS Help Desk to assist facilities with completing a CERS submittal. The help desk is especially supportive of helping persons who have never done CERS and are trying to do it for the first time. You can call the CERS Help Desk at 858-505-6990, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm for FREE ASSISTANCE. We want to support businesses in completing their CERS submittal and there is no cost for this service.
|Getting Started: How to Create a CERS Account|
|How to complete your CERS submittal|
Almost all permitted facilities need to update and submit at least annually in CERS. Watch this video to learn how in 18 minutes.
|What needs to be submitted in CERS|
Your CERS account will customize and present you with online forms to fill or tell you which documents to upload based on your business activities and permit requirements. Many of our forms are no longer accepted in paper format. Please view our HMD Forms page for a list of required forms, templates, and submission requirement information.