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Asbestos Compliance

Attend the Third Annual Asbestos Webinar

We invite professionals in the asbestos industry, building officials, and anyone interested in learning more about asbestos compliance when performing building demolition or renovation projects to join us. Learn about regulations and applicable requirements, Statement of Responsibilities Regarding Asbestos (SRRA), asbestos notifications and surveys, non-compliance, and more!

Date: Wednesday, August 17th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location: Online (Webex)

Attend​​​​

Bro​ward County's Asbestos Compliance Program

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 visit the Asbestos Regulations page.

All asbestos related inquiries should be directed to: AsbestosHelp@Broward.org ​

Broward County’s Asbestos Code

Broward County’s air quality code Chapter 27, Section 27-180 requires the submittal of the following items at least 10 working days before commencing work on demolition or renovation project 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:

REVIEW TIME FOR SRRA SUBMITTALS DEEMED COMPLETE:​

UP TO 1 WEEK FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS WITH 4 OR FEWER DWELLING UNITS, INCLUDNG SINGLE FAMILY HOMES, DUPLEXES, TRIPLEXES AND QUADPLEXES USED FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES ONLY.

UP TO 2 WEEKS FOR ALL OTHER PROJECTS, INCLUDING COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES​, CONDOMINIUMS, TOWNHOUSES WITH 5 OR MORE ATTACHED RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, ETC.  ​