Lead-based Paint

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
OES - Permit Support Services Division

 Notifications and Accreditations Section
P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4313 
Physical Address: 602 North 5th St, BR, LA 70802 
Phone No. (225) 219-3300; Fax No. (225) 325-8282

Link to the Asbestos Web Site:

Lead-based Paint Web Page

NEW!!     Annual Asbestos and Lead Workshop: April 28, 2015 


HUD and EPA Guidelines to Interim Controls 

Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing (2012 Edition)

Superfund Lead-Contaminated Residential Sites Handbook

NEW!!  Lead Hazard Notification Form (LHN)      (Rev 10/10/12)


 LDEQ Lead-based Paint Brochure   

Attention: If you are not on the Email Distribution List and would like to be added for Notices for Asbestos and/or Lead information, please email Christopher Mayeux at Chris.Mayeux@la.gov, or Sheryl Grimmer at Sheryl.Grimmer@la.gov to request that you be added to the list.  See the presentations as well as accreditation applications and notifications below:  

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC) According to LDEQ regulations, Lead-based Paint abatement contractors must be licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. For information to obtain a license to abate Lead-based Paint, you may contact the LSLBC by phone, 225-765-2301 or view their web site for additional information at:    http://www.LSLBC.louisiana.gov/ 

 USEPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Overview   This federal regulation applies to companies who perform renovations, remodeling, repairs, and painting in taget housing and child-occupied facilities.  Please contact EPA Region 6 with any questions regarding this rule.  

EPA Approved Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) Program Training Providers in Louisiana:    7/9/11 (Contact EPA for additional information) 

USEPA Fees for Accreditation of Training Programs and Certification of Lead-based Paint Activities and Renovation Contractors:     

*Map to Main LDEQ Office in Baton Rouge:

Lead-based Paint Permit Support Services B.R. Office Contacts

Marla Cobb - Marla.cobb@la.gov - 225-219-3300

Lead-based Paint Surveillance Regional Staff Contacts

Surveillance Staff Asbestos and Lead Regional Contacts:      Updated: (04/02/2012)

Surveillance Regional Office Map: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/66/Default.aspx    (Click on map to get a list of Regional Contact Information)

Lead-based Paint Regulations

Louisiana Environmental Regulatory Code (ERC), Title 33:Part III (Louisiana Air Quality RegulationsChapter 28:  Lead-Based Paint Rule--Recognition, Accreditation, Licensure, and Standards for Conducting Lead-Based Paint Activities: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/1674/Default.aspx 

 Lead Accreditation and Notification Forms

  • LPF-1:  Lead Accreditation Form    (Rev 3/13/12)
    • Lead Accreditation Instructions    (Rev 9/20/11)
  • LPF-2ci:  Lead Contractor Letter of Approval Application for Commercial and Industrial     Rev 9/20/11 (See Instructions Below)
  • LPF-2th:  Lead Contractor Letter of Approval Application for Target Housing & Child-Occupied Facilities     Rev 9/20/11 (See Instructions Below)
    • Lead Contractor Letter of Approval Instructions    Rev 9/20/11
  • LPF-3:  Lead Project Notification Form  (Rev 9/20/11)
  • LPF-4:  Lead Training Provider Recognition Form    (Rev 9/20/11)
  • LPF-5:  Lead Trainer Recognition Form    (Rev 9/20/11) 
  • Lead Course Notification Form     (Rev 3/13/12) 
  • Lead Hazard Notification Form      (Rev 10/10/12)

Lead-based Paint Examination

New* 2013 Annual Testing Schedule:     (Revised 2/8/13)

 Lead Exam Instructions     (Revised 9/20/2011)

Louisiana Lead Accredited Lists by Discipline

Lead Trainer and Training Information

  • Lead Training Providers   Most Training Providers can custom build a training class to meet your needs or schedule a class for several persons if one is not scheduled. If needed, please contact the Training Providers to schedule a class, or determine the next available class.
  • Lead Active Trainers List  

 Lead Fact Sheets

  • How do I Safely Set Up to Work on Exterior and Interior Lead Projects? FAQ3    
  • Lead Disclosure Requirements When Buying, Selling, or Renting a House or Apt -FAQ4   
  • Where can I get Information about Lead-Based Paint and Lead Poisoning? FAQ5  
  • How do I protect myself and my family from lead hazards? FAQ2(Personal Protection Equipment-2)    
  • Lead-Based Paint and Management-in-Place- FAQ7   
  • How Do I Clean up Lead-contaminated Waste?  FAQ8   

Link to the Office of Public Health's Heavy Metal Surveillance Webpage is: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?id=205&detail=8411

The link to a detailed document on adult lead exposure (sources, OSHA guidelines, testing & reporting) is:


 LDHH Lead Brochure 2011:  Educating Families about the Dangers of Lead 

Contact for above La. DHH programs: Michelle Lackovic (504) 219-4518


Link to HUD is:  http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/grants/nofa09/grplead.cfm

NEW!! EPA Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule Information 

Overview of the EPA Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule   (April 2008) This is a federal program, which is not being promulgated by LDEQ.  Please contact EPA regarding questions on the federal regulations, and on the information in the booklet below .

Federal Lead Renovation, Repair, & Paint regulations promulgated by EPA on March 31, 2008:  http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/lrrpfinal.pdf.

 The new Renovate Right pamphlet can be purchased on the GPO online catalogue for $1.06 per booklet, plus shipping.  406(b) renovators are required to start distributing these in December 2008.  You can also see the booklet online at the following link: http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovaterightbrochure.pdf.

  Recalled Products Due to Lead Contamination and Other Hazards

To see this recall on US Consumer Product Safety Commissions' (CPSC's) web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/index.html

The National Lead Poisoning Prevention information can be found at the CDC at: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/; or at the USEPA Lead web site at: http://www.epa.gov/lead/.


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