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Posted on: December 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Deadline to Apply for CA State or Local Fire Debris Removal Programs is Jan. 31

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DEADLINES TO OPT-IN TO FIRE DEBRIS REMOVAL programs EXTENDED TO JAN. 31. 

DEADLINE TO COMPLETE FIRE DEBRIS REMOVAL IS MARCH 15. 

To date, only 40% of burned properties in Malibu have signed up for fire debris removal. The deadlines to opt-in to the state fire debris removal program, and to opt-out and sign up for the local debris removal program have been extended to January 31. The deadline to complete fire debris removal is March 15. If debris removal has not been completed by March 15, the state will remove the fire debris from the property at the owner’s expense (up to $100,000) and a lien will be placed on the property.


OPTION 1 - STATE FIRE DEBRIS REMOVAL PROGRAM 

ROE Form - Sign Up for State Program -  Click here for the Right-of-Entry (ROE) form. 
FAQs - https://www.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/Woolsey-Fire-Consolidated-Program-General-Information-and-FAQs-1-18-19.pdf

The ROE form is the application to opt-in to the California Dept of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and LA County Public Works' program to remove fire debris from homes destroyed by the Woolsey Fire, and removal of other types of eligible debris, at no cost to property owners and residents. The form provides consent for debris removal teams to access the property. ROE forms must be submitted by January 31. 

  • Online: LACounty.gov/LACountyRecovers
  • Phone: 888-CLEAN-LA (888-253 2652)
  • In Person: Woolsey Fire Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Building (30440 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills) or at the .

Property owners are encouraged to contact their homeowners insurance providers, as any insurance proceeds for debris removal will be dedicated to off-set costs. Property owners are strongly encouraged to participate in the government-assisted debris removal program, as it will be a safer, streamlined process with no-fee administered. If residents choose not to use services provided, there are a number of procedures that must be followed to safely remove debris including the completion of a Local Fire Debris Removal Program Application, which can be found on LACounty.gov/LACountyRecovers.


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