Asbestos Compliance Program

NOTICE
Asbestos Customers

Temporary change in submittal of Statement of Responsibilities Regarding Asbestos

To better serve you, we will be upgrading our permitting system between 12:00 noon on Friday, February 17, 2017 and 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. During this upgrade, some services will be unavailable. In particular, submittal and review of the Statement of Responsibilities Regarding Asbestos (SRRA) and electronic payment of the review fee via ePermits.broward.org will resume at 8:00 a.m. on February 21, 2017. 

During this downtime, please complete and sign the paper forms of the SRRA and Credit Card Authorization (CCA), if applicable, and we will process ASAP.

Links to these forms are available below.

Broward County Asbestos Fee Form (239 KB PDF)

Statement Responsiblity Regarding Asbestos Blank Form (80 KB PDF)

We apologize for any inconvenience.

We are closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, for President’s Day.

 

Asbestos and the Clean Air Act
Asbestos Demolition
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has established regulations to protect the public from exposure to asbestos fibers that may result from the disturbance and/or removal of asbestos containing building products during the renovation or demolition of public, commercial, industrial and certain types of residential structures. Through an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Broward County is authorized to ensure compliance with the federal asbestos regulations. The asbestos compliance program requires a submittal of a notification for demolition and building renovation projects (described in more detail below) and follow-up inspections by Broward County staff.

For more detailed information regarding federal asbestos regulations please click here for our Asbestos Regulations page.

2009 Revisions to Broward County’s Asbestos Code

On August 25, 2009, the Board of County Commissioners approved revisions to Broward County’s air quality code Chapter 27, Section 27-180 and a fee resolution concerning the asbestos compliance program. Beginning November 1, 2009, the following items must be submitted at least 10 working-days before commencing work on demolition and renovation projects that are subject to the asbestos regulations:

  • Statement of Responsibilities Regarding Asbestos
  • Notice of Demolition or Asbestos Renovation
  • Thorough asbestos survey of the project
  • Fee determined according to the Broward County Fee Schedule

More information on these code revisions and how it may affect you can be found at the links provided below:

Additional Asbestos Resources

If you would like to learn more about the air quality regulations in the Florida Administrative Code, please click here to go to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)'s Current Air Rules website. Following are additional sources of information on asbestos regulations and related topics:

 

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