§ 1305.

REPLACING EXISTING STRUCTURES; MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

a.

No later than June 30, 2003, each City Department who owns or maintains playground equipment that is constructed with preservative-treated wood containing arsenic, where contact with human skin is likely, shall

i.

take an inventory of such structures and develop a time-line and cost analysis for replacing these structures with non-wood alternatives or with alternatives on the list adopted by the Department pursuant to Section 1302 of this Chapter;

ii.

develop a written management program for preservative-treated wood containing arsenic, including best management practices, schedules and protocols for testing for leaching of arsenic and chromium, sealing and posting of warning language where contact with human skin is likely and update this program on a regular basis; and

iii.

provide the Department with copies of these documents.

b.

No later than June 30, 2003, each City Department who owns or maintains park structures other than playground equipment, including benches and picnic tables, that are constructed with preservative-treated wood containing arsenic, where contact with human skin is likely, shall develop a plan to inventory and manage, including sealing and replacement, such structures and submit that plan to the Department.

c.

No later than June 30, 2003, each City Department that owns or maintains facilities not addressed in Sections (a) or (b) above that are constructed with preservative-treated wood containing arsenic and where frequent contact with human skin is likely, shall take an inventory of its facilities and submit a plan to seal or replace such facilities. Each City Department subject to this Section shall provide the Department with a copy of the inventory and plan.

History

(Added by Ord. 171-03, File No. 030422, App. 7/3/2003)

(Derivation Former Administrative Code Section 21G.6; added by Ord. 15-03, File No. 021791, App. 2/7/2003)

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