[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Town of Franklin 6-13-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
An on-site specific permit for abrasive blasting and/or abrasive sanding shall be required from the Franklin Board of Health.
Analysis of paint samples will be made at the expense of the contractor or the person performing the operation and sent to the Lead Laboratory, State Laboratory Institute, 305 South Street, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130. Results of this testing will be forwarded to the Franklin Board of Health.
No exterior abrasive blasting and/or abrasive sanding will be permitted on windy or stormy days. The determination as to whether or not a particular day is windy or stormy to a degree warranting a prohibition as to abrasive blasting and/or abrasive sanding shall be made at the sole discretion of the agent of the Franklin Board of Health.
Surfaces to be abrasive blasted and/or abrasive sanded shall have in place a protective shroud, shield or barrier properly enclosing the working area.
Interior abrasive blasting accomplished by a pneumatically propelled abrasive material into the open air shall be performed only in an unoccupied building.
Working-area ground shall be covered with tarpaulins, thick plastic sheeting or other suitable material approved by the Franklin Board of Health.
A protective shroud, shield or barrier shall consist of tarpaulin, plastic sheeting or other suitable material approved by the Franklin Board of Health.
Daily site cleanup will be with industrial vacuum cleaners.
Recycling of abrasive material shall be prohibited, and disposal shall be in accordance with 310 CMR 19.000.
As a violation of the requirements set forth in this chapter would or could pose a danger to the public health, a permit may be suspended forthwith by an agent of the Franklin Board of Health upon his determining the fact of a violation. The licensee shall then be given the opportunity to show cause why such permit should not be revoked.
[Amended 12-9-1987 by Bylaw Amendment 87-116]
The permit fee for on-site abrasive blasting and/or abrasive sanding shall be in the amount as established in Chapter 82, Fees, of the Code of the Town of Franklin.
Any person violating any section of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $200. Each day or portion thereof during which a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense. If more than one, each condition violated shall constitute a separate offense.