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Asbestos Notification Requirements

The National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Asbestos 40 CFR, Part 61, Subpart M regulation may apply to your planned renovation or demolition activity.  If you are an owner or operator in Hillsborough County that plans to renovate or demolish a commercial structure, more than one single family residential home, or multi-residential structures with more than four dwelling units, you must notify the EPC of your intentions. 

Owners or contractors are required to submit a notification to the EPC for any regulated project at least 10 working days prior to the scheduled start date. A revised notification form is required for changes to the original notification form. 

For additional information or clarification, please contact the EPC at 813-627-2600 and ask for a member of the Asbestos Program or send an email to .

Rules

The National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Asbestos (40 CFR, Part 61, Subpart M) was promulgated by the U.S. EPA.  It is enforced by the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and by the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) of Hillsborough County.  It applies to regulated renovation and demolition projects. There are numerous other regulations that regulate asbestos activities including OSHA and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Asbestos Related Information
For more information about asbestos, click on the EPA Asbestos page. 

Links and Contacts
Please contact Hillsborough County,  City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace and City of Plant City for permitting, zoning, complaints and other services.

A listing of certified laboratories  can be found at the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).

 

The Florida Building Code Online website provides information related to building codes in Florida.  To search State Licensed Asbestos Consultants and Contractors, click on the Department of Business Professional Regulations (DBPR) license search link.