- § 173.15. Unsafe lead based paint work practices.
- (a) The Department may inspect any premises which are the subject
of a complaint of unsafe lead based paint work
practices made pursuant to § 17- 179(b) of the Administrative
- (b) Such inspection shall include the premises where interim
controls, or any other work disturbing lead based paint or
paint that is presumed to be lead based paint pursuant to Article 14 of
Subchapter 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 27 of the
Administrative Code is in progress, and any other areas affected by the
emission or release of leaded dust or debris as a
result of such work.
- (c) Upon verifying any such complaint, the Department may issue
such orders as may be necessary, including, but not
limited to, orders to stop work immediately; to clean any affected area
of uncontained lead based paint debris and dust; to
correct any unsafe conditions or work practices constituting a
departure from the provisions of applicable law; and to
require persons performing such work to submit a work plan prior to
resuming work to demonstrate their ability and
willingness to comply with the provisions of this Code, the
Administrative Code or other applicable laws and regulations.
- (d) Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to
restrict the existing authority of the Department to enforce any
other provision of law, including but not limited to any other
provision of this Code, or to restrict the authority of the
Department of Housing Preservation and Development to enforce any
provision of the Housing Maintenance Code, or
other applicable law.