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