Local Emergency Planning Committee 

Mission Statement:

“To enhance emergency response and preparedness plans for all-hazard incidents for Hamilton County through planning and communication between the citizens, business and government.”


The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is charged with developing an emergency response plan to deal with accidental chemical releases from Title III facilities in Hamilton County and with making available to the general public chemical information submitted by those facilities. The LEPCs are funded through the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) under Indiana Code (IC) 6-10.

What is EPCRA?

EPCRA Fact Sheet

What is the LEPC

Why do we need LEPC's

Helpful Resources

The following links will provide more information on Local Emergency Planning Committee duties.


The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) of Hamilton County is composed of the following:

  • Elected State and Local Officials
  • Broadcast and print media
  • Community groups
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medical services
  • Firefighting
  • Health department
  • Hospital management
  • Law enforcement
  • Local environmental management
  • Owners and operators of facilities storing and using Title III chemicals
  • Transportation
​LEPC Bylaws

To become a member, please complete the LEPC Membership Form

If you have questions regarding the Hamilton County LEPC, please send an email to: Hamilton County LEPC