Tier II Information

Filing Reports

Tier II Reports should be filed on or before March 1 of every year for facilities possessing hazardous chemicals (chemicals requiring a Material Safety Data Sheet) in quantities equal to or exceeding 500 pounds or the Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) (whichever is lower) for Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS's); or 10,000 pounds for non-EHS's. In addition, the reporting threshold for gasoline at a retail gas station stored in a proper underground storage tank (UST) is 75,000 gallons and for diesel fuel at a retail gas station stored in a proper UST is 100,000 gallons. The information contained in Tier II Reports pertains to the preceding calendar year.


Facilities within the City of High Point should file electronically using E-Plan. Hard copy Tier II Reports will not be accepted. Access E-Plan for filing or reporting instructions.

Filing electronically by E-Plan fulfills the filing requirements for the Fire Department having jurisdiction, the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) represented by local emergency management agencies, and North Carolina Emergency Management.

County Emergency Management / Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPS's)
Note to Facilities Within Guilford County

On June 7th, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners approved the Fiscal Year 2013 budget which includes a chemical facility planning fee which goes into effect on July 1st, 2012. This fee schedule is applicable to any entity that is legally required to file a Tier II Chemical Report Form as part of Title III of the Federal Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 as amended.

 Chemical Planning Fees

Further information regarding the chemical planning fee can be found at:

Additional Tier II Questions?

Contact City of High Point Emergency Emergency Manager, Glenn C. Clapp at 336-883-3543 or by email.