Tier II Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Tier II Filing Requirements for Tennessee?

The State of Tennessee will continue to require all facilities operating in Tennessee to electronically file Tier II reports using E-Plan.

Facilities are required provide Tier II information to the following entities:

  • The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) – Electronic submission of the Tier II report with E-Plan will fulfill this requirement. A paper copy is not required.
  • The Local Emergency Planning Committee in the county the facility is located.
  • Contact the appropriate LEPC to confirm whether they require a paper copy of the Tier II report.
  • A paper copy of the electronic submission can be printed from E-Plan and supplied to the LEPC to meet this requirement.
  • The local fire department in the county the facility is located.
  • Contact the appropriate fire department to confirm whether they require a copy of the Tier II report.
  • A paper copy of the electronic submission can be printed from E-Plan and supplied to the fire department to meet this requirement.

Does Tennessee Charge for submitting Tier II reports?

E-plan charges $25.00 per facility to submit a Tier II report.

  •   The charge is paid directly to E-Plan, and the State of Tennessee has no additional charges.

When are Tier II reports due?

Tier II reports are due by March 1st of each year.

What is the link for filing a Tier II report with E-Plan?

https://erplan.net/eplan/home.htm

  • Use the Online Tier2 eSubmit section for Tier II submitters, facility managers, and business owners

Who do I contact with technical questions concerning the electronic submission?

The E-Plan website has a contact link for technical support.

Who can I contact with chemical questions, concerns, or issues?

The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) can be contacted by phone, email, or regular mail at:

Phone: 615-253-3157 during business hours, or 615-741-0001 for emergencies

Email: TEMA EPCRA

Mailing Address:

SERC
3041 Sidco Drive
P.O. Box 41502
Nashville, TN 37204

Who can contact to request Tier II information on a particular facility?

Requests for Tier II information must be submitted to the State Emergency Response Commission in writing.

  • Each Request must include the specific facility name and address. Only the most current year is available to the public. There is a 45-day response window for requests, per the federal statute.
  • Requests for Teir II data can be sent via email or mailed to:

Email: TEMA EPCRA

Mailing Address:

SERC
3041 Sidco Drive
P.O. Box 41502
Nashville, TN 37204

Is there a charge for First Responders to use E-Plan?

There is no charge for approved First Responders to have access.

Use the following link to create an account and request access: https://erplan.net/eplan/home.htm
There will be a delay before the request is approved due to the verification process.

E-Plan will request approval from the SERC
The SERC will then confirm the validity of the request with the appropriate county official.