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Demolition or asbestos removal

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you carry out demolition activities that result in more than 10 m3 demolition waste or if you plan to remove asbestos, you must submit a demolition notification. You can submit the notification to your local authority or online through the service counter all-in-one permit for physical aspectsExternal link.

Removing asbestos

Asbestos may have been used in buildings buillt before 1994. Asbestos is a carcinogen and can therefore be harmful to human health. If you intend to demolish a building containing asbestos, you must first contract a certified abestos abatement companyExternal link to inspect the building. Then after submitting a demolition notice, the certified asbestos company must remove the asbestos. To help you meet government asbestos regulationsExternal link, it has drawn up a step-by-step plan to removing asbestosExternal link.

Monuments

If you are planning to demolish a protected monument, you need to apply for an all-in-one permit for physical aspects in addition to the demolition notification. You can submit the notification and apply for the permit simultaneously.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO