General Guidelines for Renovation Projects
Determine if the building has been inspected by an AHERA-certified asbestos building inspector during
the past year. If it has been, obtain a copy of the asbestos report to determine if asbestos is present.
If it has not been inspected, have the building inspected by an AHERA-certified asbestos inspector and
verify his or her certification. Obtain a copy of the inspection report and determine if asbestos is
present. It is recommended that the asbestos inspection report be available on site throughout the
entire renovation project.
Determine the amount of friable asbestos containing material. If the amount is 160 square feet, 260
linear feet, 35 cubic feet or more, it is regulated asbestos and must be controlled or removed by a
Strongly consider hiring a third party consultant who has asbestos contractor/supervisor training to
oversee the project. If you do hire a consultant, pay attention to the recommendations and guidance.
Prepare or review the proper 10-Day notification form so that you are
aware of the extent of the project. If the renovation requires the removal of required asbestos as defined
in (2) above, the notification form must be postmarked or hand-delivered at least ten  working days prior
to the commencement of the renovation project, with the appropriate fee to:
Air Quality Department Main Office
1001 North Central Avenue, Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Maricopa County Planning and Development
One Stop Shop
501 North 44th Street
Phoenix AZ 85008
Make sure that you obtain all required permits for your renovation project.
REMEMBER: You as the owner/operator are responsible for all phases of asbestos removal, transportation and disposal.
If you have any questions, contact Maricopa County's Asbestos NESHAP Coordinator Scott MacDonald at (602) 506-6708.