Are there exceptions to the requirements?

The following exemptions to the rule apply:

  • Abatement: Activities conducted under abatement rules by certified abatement contractor.
  • Minor Repair or Maintenance Activities: Activities that will, within a 30-day period, disturb less than 6 square feet per room for interior activities; or 20 square feet for exterior activities. Exemption does not apply to window replacement; demolition; or use of banned practices.
  • No lead-based paint will be disturbed as determined by:
    • Proper use of Environmental Protection Agency-recognized test kit by certified renovator
    • Testing of paint by certified lead inspector or risk assessor
  • Do-It-Yourself: Work performed by an owner an owner-occupied residence.

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1. What types of structures are covered by the rule?
2. What types of renovation are affected?
3. What must a renovation professional do to prepare to comply?
4. What must a renovation firm do to prepare to comply?
5. When does the rule go into effect?
6. What actions must renovators take for each project in a home or child-occupied facility?
7. Are there exceptions to the requirements?
8. Are there any other limits to the scope of the rule?
9. Who will certify renovators and accredit training courses?