lead abatement Planner/Project Designers (PPD) designs specifications for lead abatement
work in housing and public buildings.
26:2Q and N.J.A.C. 8:62
years or older
and Experience: Applicants must
attend a 56 hour training course approved by the Department of Health (DOH). Please refer to the list of "Certified Training Providers" for more information on where these courses are given.
PPD applicants must
pass a written examination administered under the approval of
written application [pdf 36k] 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 application
Length of Permit
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 36k] to renew the permit within 90 days prior to or after the expiration of the previously issued PPD permit.
- Provided evidence of refresher training [pdf 14k]
- Paid 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 PPD 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.