Participation in this program requires property owners to forward only proceeds received specifically for the purposes of debris removal to the county, which will then be forwarded to the State. The CalRecycle or Army Corps of Engineers program will have no cost to... Read MoreRead more about How does the insurance reimbursement work?
One of the USACE sub-contractors filed a preliminary lien on my property. What does this mean and am I going to have to pay for the cleanup?
It is standard business practice for subcontractors to file a preliminary lien notice with the property owner on any work they perform as a way to ensure they preserve their rights in the event they do not get paid. These notices also inform the property owner which... Read MoreRead more about One of the USACE sub-contractors filed a preliminary lien on my property. What does this mean and am I going to have to pay for the cleanup?
A Right of Entry (ROE) form gives government contractors permission to access your property and begin debris cleanup. These forms are coordinated between the U.S. Army Corps and the counties. Read MoreRead more about What is a Right of Entry (ROE) form?
ROEs submitted after the deadline must be reviewed on a case by case basis by the County. Provided a late ROE is submitted for a property in an area not already cleared by USACE, then the late ROE may be approved and the property placed in the debris removal program.... Read MoreRead more about If I missed the ROE deadline for my county may I still submit one?
Can I use my debris removal insurance policy to remove items that are ineligible for removal under the Consolidated Debris Removal program?
If you have a specified amount for debris removal in your insurance policy (for example, 5 percent of the value of a primary structure, other structure, and personal property), you may use your insurance proceeds first to remove fire related debris that is ineligible... Read MoreRead more about Can I use my debris removal insurance policy to remove items that are ineligible for removal under the Consolidated Debris Removal program?