Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Regulation Concerning Licensed Asbestos Contractor Notification, Asbestos Project Permits, and Permit Fees [16 VAC 25 ‑ 20]
|Description||This regulation addresses the notification requirements for certain asbestos projects and provides for the payment of permit fees based on the size of the asbestos project.|
|State Authority||Sections (40.1-22 )5 ; ;40.1-51.20 and 54.1-500 of the Code of Virginia|
|Federal Authority||Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-596)|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1. Reduce the incidence of material impairment of the health of Virginians due to exposure to asbestos in the workplace or as an envirnomental pollutant.
2. Require asbestos contractors to notify the government of asbestos projects and pay fees to cover the costs of administering the program.
3. The protection of the public's health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
|Name / Title:||Jay Withrow / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP|
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)786-9873 FAX: (804)786-8418 TDD: ()-|