2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 12 - ASBESTOS SAFETY ACT
§ 12-12-6 - License requirement; application; renewal; exception
. License requirement; application; renewal; exception
(a) From and after July 1, 1996, any contractor shall obtain a license as required by rules and regulations established under this chapter prior to engaging in the removal or encapsulation of friable asbestos-containing materials from any facility or residential dwelling in this state. Any contractor holding a valid license on June 30, 1996, shall be considered to hold a valid license until June 30, 1999.
(b) The application for a license or renewal of a license shall be accompanied by an application fee in an amount required by the board which reflects the cost of issuing the license and shall be submitted in such manner, on such forms, and containing such information as the director prescribes.
(c) A license or renewal license shall be issued to an applicant on evidence satisfactory to the director of compliance with this chapter and any rules and regulations pursuant to this chapter. Licenses shall be valid for a period not to exceed three years.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, any person who is licensed under Chapter 14 of Title 43 shall be exempt from the licensing and training requirements and other provisions of this chapter when performing asbestos removal or installation which is incidental to the performance of the business or profession for which said person is licensed and when the project involved includes less than:
(1) Ten continuous linear feet of material constructed of asbestos; or
(2) Ten square feet of material constructed of asbestos.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer