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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 11.35 Asbestos Inspection and Abatement

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Chapter 11.35
Asbestos Inspection and Abatement

Sections:

11.35.010 Permit.
11.35.020 Certification required.
11.35.030 Notification of asbestos-containing material.
11.35.040 Abatement requirements.
11.35.050 Revocation, suspension of permit.
11.35.060 Appeals.
11.35.070 Violations--Penalties.

11.35.010 Permit.

No person, firm or corporation shall conduct any asbestos inspection or abatement without obtaining a permit from the Health Commissioner of the City of St. Louis. There shall be no charge for the permit.
(Ord. 65646 2, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.020 Certification required.

No permit shall be issued pursuant to this chapter to any person, firm or corporation that does not have a valid certification as an asbestos inspector or asbestos abatement contractor issued by the state and a city business license.
(Ord. 65646 3, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.030 Notification of asbestos-containing material.

All asbestos contractors shall provide a notification to, by means of guidelines established by, the Health Commissioner of any amount of regulated asbestos containing material (RACM) of at least 160 square feet or 260 linear feet or 35 cubic feet not less than 10 days prior to abatement. Each notification shall be based upon an inspection by an asbestos inspector.
(Ord. 65646 4, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.040 Abatement requirements.

All asbestos abatement contractors prior to engaging in asbestos abatement projects shall:

1. Use only those individuals that have been certified or trained in accordance with sections 643.225 to 643.250 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, and

2. Comply with Asbestos, NESHAP, and AHERA rules in (Code of Federal Regulations) 29 CFR 1926.1101, 40 CFR Part 61, and 40 CFR Part 763; the standards for worker protection promulgated by the United States Occupational and Health Administration in 29 CFR 1910.1001, 1910.1200, and 1926.58; the provisions of Sections 643.225 to 643.250, RSMO (as amended); the ordinance of the City; rules and regulations and orders of the Health Commissioner as authorized by and for the implementation of this chapter.
(Ord. 65646 5, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.050 Revocation, suspension of permit.

In addition to any other penalty prescribed herein, the Health Commissioner may revoke or suspend, for up to 180 days, any permit issued hereunder for the violation of this chapter or any orders of the Commissioner.
(Ord. 65646 6, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.060 Appeals.

Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Commissioner may appeal to the Board of Air Pollution Control Appeals and Variance Review per the procedure and time frame as provided by city ordinance.
(Ord. 65646 7, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

11.35.070 Violations--Penalties.

In addition to any action taken by the Commissioner, any person convicted of violating this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not less than one ($1.00) dollar, nor more than five hundred ($500.00) dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
(Ord. 65646 8, 2002: Ord. 65442 1, 2001.)

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