Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton on June 21, 1988, the Hazardous Materials Control Board consisting of 15 regular members and alternates, serving terms of 3 years, shall serve without compensation in matters touching on and concerning the prevention and control of hazardous chemicals and materials. It shall also serve as the "Local Emergency Planning Committee" (LEPC) as per federal regulation.
The Board makes recommendations to ensure that storage and use of hazardous chemicals in Clifton are done in accordance to federal, state, and local laws to ensure the safety of the residents and businesses in Clifton. All new businesses within the City of Clifton are required to complete a Building Department CBC application and must report any hazardous materials that will be used or stored on-site via HMCB application and Fire Department Inventory Sheet.
Each and every facility located within the boundaries of the City of Clifton shall be required to file with the HMCB of the City of Clifton materials outlined in Chapter 45, Section 7 of the City of Clifton code.
Please report any hazards or complaints to the HazMat Coordinator at 973-470-5769.