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(1) Except as otherwise provided by this Chapter, the Department is hereby vested with the authority to administer and enforce the provisions of this Chapter and regulations promulgated thereunder. In order to help implement, monitor and enforce the provisions of this Chapter, there shall be created within the Department an Asbestos Control Section within the Air Management Services Division.
(2) Asbestos Control Advisory Committee.
(a) An Asbestos Control Advisory Committee is hereby created to advise the Commissioner with respect to the rules and regulations of the Department and any other procedures, standards, criteria, guidelines, or related matters assigned to it by the Commissioner.
(b) The Asbestos Control Advisory Committee shall be composed of nine (9) members and shall be appointed by the Commissioner as follows:
(.1) two (2) members shall represent construction contractors and shall have a minimum of two (2) years' experience in asbestos abatement;
(.2) two (2) members shall represent construction unions whose members are engaged in asbestos abatement, including one (1) member of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers and one (1) member of the Laborers International Union;
(.3) two (2) members shall represent the public interest and shall be members of environmental organizations with expertise on asbestos issues;
(.4) one (1) member shall represent building owners;
(.5) one (1) member shall be an environmental consultant and shall have a minimum of three (3) years' experience in consulting on asbestos abatement;
(.6) one (1) member shall be a member of the Board of Health.
(c) The Asbestos Control Advisory Committee, in conjunction with the Department, shall propose and forward to the Board rules and regulations and any other operating procedures, standards, criteria, and guidelines which are necessary for the administration, implementation, and enforcement of the provisions of this Chapter within nine (9) months of the effective date of this Ordinance.
(d) The Board shall adopt such rules and regulations as it deems necessary to administer, implement, and enforce the provisions of this Chapter within sixty (60) days of receipt of the draft rules and regulations from the Asbestos Control Advisory Committee.
(e) Sufficient administrative staff and support services shall be made available to the Department to administer, implement, and enforce the provisions of this Chapter and regulations promulgated thereunder.