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Lead Activity - Abatement & Renovation Permit Application

- Apply for a Lead Abatement & Renovation Permit

Lead Abatement Permit Requirements

  • A copy of the applicant’s signed contract for the work, including the charges for all lead abatement activities under the contract and the signature of each party to the contract;
  • A copy of the applicant’s Scope of Work, describing the lead abatement activities that the applicant is under contract to perform;
  • A copy of a risk assessment or lead inspection report, or other data source that identifies the exact location of the lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards to be abated;
  • One Of the Following Two:
    • Proof of liability insurance of a Certificate of Liability Insurance, proving the applicant’s current policy coverage for at least one million dollars ($1,000,000) for individual environmental, lead claims or pollution insurance, which the applicant shall maintain throughout the entire period that the abatement permit is in effect; or
    • A statement that the requirement for the one million dollars ($1,000,000) of liability insurance coverage may be waived because the applicant is requesting a permit for work limited to the applicant’s own home; the home is not part of a multi-family property, no tenants living in the applicant’s home, and the work does not involve the demolition or raze of a pre-1978 building;
  • A copy of the current DOEE-issued lead certification card for the certified supervisor who will manage the abatement activities;
  • A copy of the DOEE-issued business entity certification card;
  • A copy of a valid District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) license to do business in the District;
  • Apply for a Certificate of Clean Hands;
  • Payment of permit fee of $50 plus 3% of contract price, up to $500 total.
  • Apply Online

Renovation Permit Requirements

  • A copy of the applicant’s signed contract for the work, including the charges for all renovation activities under the contract;
  • A copy of the applicant’s Scope of Work, detailing the renovation activities applicant is under contract to perform;
  • A copy of a valid DCRA Basic Business License to do business in the District;
  • A copy of the EPA-issued Renovation Firm certification;
  • A copy of the EPA-issued Renovator certification;
  • A copy of the DOEE-issued business entity certification card;
  • A copy of a Certificate of Liability Insurance, proving the applicant’s current policy coverage for at least two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) for individual environmental or lead claims (known as “pollution insurance”), which the applicant shall maintain throughout the entire period that the renovation permit is in effect;
  • Apply for a Certificate of Clean Hands;
  • Payment of permit fee of $50 plus 2% of contract price, up to $500 total; and
  • Apply Online

Permit Revisions

To submit any modifications to an existing permit, complete the

Lead Permit Application Revision Form 2021 and submit to [email protected].

Child Occupied Facilities

To locate a child-occupied facility licensed by Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), visit the Child Care Connections website. contact Child Care Connections directly with questions or comments.

- See all Lead-Based Paint Application Forms

- Review 2013 DC Lead Regulations

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