General Building Demolition

Demolition FAQs

Do I need to obtain a permit for a demolition of a structure?

Do I need to conduct a survey prior to demolition?

Do I need to notify and obtain approval from EH&S before I submit forms to BAAQMD, or begin demolition?

How many days in advance should I notify certain parties of the demolition of my structure?

Demolition Waste

Some waste generated from demolition will be considered hazardous by law. This should be managed under the campus’ abatement program. These materials must be identified prior to demolition.

Who should I contact for more information?

Please contact David Scrimger by email dscrimger@berkeley.edu or phone (510) 642-0359 for more information on demolitions.