There are a number of measures to assist home owners and builders undertaking home renovations about the identification and safe-handling of asbestos.
Council has an important role in approving the demolition or renovation of buildings that may contain asbestos. The following links will assist residents and ratepayers regarding asbestos identification and the safe removal of asbestos. The NSW Government has created a a brochure Fibro and Asbestos - A Renovator and Home Owner's Guide for home owners when applying for an owner-builder permit.
Other documents that may be helpful include the following:
Safety information from WorkCover covering various asbestos related topics,
Information provided by NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, encompassing the Environment Protection Authority,
Waste Service NSW - Environmental Solutions regarding the safe removal of asbestos.
Safety information from The Home Building Service (a division of the Office of Fair Trading) covering various asbestos related topics.
Oberon Council Planning and Development Department
- Phone: 02 6329 8100