To protect human health by verifying that asbestos will be safely managed prior to the start of building demolition or renovation activities. Applies to all building demolition projects even when no asbestos is present in the structure, and building renovation projects that include any asbestos abatement if the amount of asbestos to be removed is greater than 10 linear feet, 25 square feet, or 3 cubic feet. On January 1, 2012, the DOE was disbanded and all its inspection, permitting, and enforcement authorities were transferred to the CDPH.
A complete Demolition/Renovation Notification Form must be provided to the Asbestos Program and the town where the demolition or asbestos abatement activity will occur at least 10 working days before the start of demolition or asbestos abatement activities. Notification to the Asbestos Program is not required for any asbestos abatement projects that are not more than 10 linear feet, 25 square feet or 3 cubic feet. Notification is accomplished upon Asbestos Program receipt of a complete notification form at least 10 working days before the start of the project. The Asbestos Program must be notified in writing of changes to the original notification conditions in the Demolition/Renovation Notification Form before the revised condition occurs.