Asbestos - Air Quality
(Demolition / Renovation Notification Form)
What is the Purpose of this Notification?
If asbestos abatement or demolition of a structure is to occur, the notification must be postmarked or received at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of abatement or removal activities. The 10 working day notification period starts on the postmark date or when received by Ecology.
Who issues this Notification?
Department of Ecology
What Activities Require this Notification?
You must submit an asbestos demolition/renovation notification form any time you:
Guidance is available on the EPA Region 10 asbestos web page and at the other links listed below.
How Much Will this Notification Cost?
Ecology does not charge a fee for this notification.
Where Can I Get the Application for this Notification?
The application which is called 'Asbestos Demolition / Renovation Notification Form', is online and can be downloaded at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/biblio/ecy07087.html.
Do I Need to Include Anything with my Application?
The form must be signed by the owner/operator of the facility and mailed to the appropriate Ecology office.
Is the Decision on my Notification Dependent on Anything Besides the Information in my Application?
The notification must be postmarked 10 working days before the job's start date to allow Ecology to comment and/or schedule a site visit.
How Long Will it Take to Review my Application?There is no review time, only a 10 working day advance notice requirement.
Where do I Submit my Application?
The application submittal locations are listed on the form. Asbestos notifications must be submitted to the appropriate Local Air Agency. If the Ecology Regional Office is acting as the local air agency (as in most of eastern Washington outside of Spokane, Yakima, and Benton County) it is submitted to the Ecology regional office. Ecology's Industrial Section receives notices from their regulated businesses.
How Long is my Notification Valid?
The job must be started and completed within the dates specified in the notice. If job schedules change, a change notice is required to be submitted.
What is the Appeal Process for the Notification?
Since there is no decision, an appeal is not applicable.
Air Quality Program
300 Desmond Drive
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Telephone: (360) 407-6800
Fax: (360) 407-7534
* Permit information last updated 1/17/2013.
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