lead abatement Supervisors for Commercial Buildings and Superstructures (SCBS),
supervise lead abatement work in commercial buildings and on superstructures
(ie. bridges and water towers). These individuals must
be employed by a NJ Department of Community Affairs certified
Commercial Buildings and Superstructures Contractor.
N.J.S.A. 26:2Q and N.J.A.C. 8:62
years or older
and Experience: Applicants must
attend a 32 hour training course approved by the Department of Health (DOH). Please refer to the list of "Certified Training Providers" [pdf 14k] for more information on where these courses are given.
applicants for a SCBS permit
must have, at a minimum, the following:
least two years of experience in commercial or industrial painting
least 90 days of experience in field supervision or management
in hazardous paint
removal within the previous 24 months
SCBS applicants must
pass a written third party examination [pdf 244k]administered under the
approval of the DOH.
written application [pdf 43k] must be submitted to the DOH on a
form approved by the DOH. All applications
must include documentation which provides proof
of qualifications, proof of passing the third party examination,
a passport-sized color photo meeting the requirements indicated
on the application and certified check or money order in the amount of the application fee (below).
The permit is valid for two years.
Renewing a Permit
An application for renewal of a permit shall be submitted during the 90 calendar day period prior to or after the permitís expiration date. The DOH shall renew a permit if the renewal applicant has:
- Completed a written application [pdf 43k]to renew the permit within 90 days prior to or after the expiration of the previously issued SCBS permit.
evidence of refresher training
any penalties lawfully imposed on the applicant
- Provided a certified check or money order in the amount of the application fee (see above)
Note: The DOH will treat an application for renewal as a first time application if the applicant's previous SCBS permit has been expired for more than 90 days
Application for Reciprocal Lead Permit [pdf 45k] - Applicants who have been trained and permitted outside of New Jersey must provide proof of a currently valid certification with another state which has received US Environmental Protection Agency authorization to administer and enforce a state lead certification and training program under Title IV of the Toxic Substances Control Act.