Air Pollution Control

Air Pollution Control provides permitting approval for the following: asbestos abatement, demolition, and occupancy. Inspectors also provide site monitoring and enforcement required by the City ordinance.

Recent Changes

As of November 1, 2019, the City of St. Louis Department of Health (DOH) is the Old building in Old North overlooking archdelegated authority for asbestos and demolition notifications and inspections. The department's Air Pollution Control Program performs these roles under an agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. This agreement gives DOH the local authority to ensure that our community is not unnecessarily exposed to asbestos during renovation and demolition projects.

Air Pollution Control Program - Forms

Asbestos abatement projects consisting of greater than 10 sqare feet, 16 linear feet, or 3 cubic feet of asbestos-containing material fall under Ordinance 70607 and all applicable forms are below. 

Demolitions or renovations within the City of St. Louis should include the following forms. 

Contact Information

Report an Air Pollution Concern

Air Pollution Control:
(314) 657-1479

Inspectors:
Mary Foshage
(314) 657-1467
foshagem@stlouis-mo.gov

Matt Turner
(314) 657-1443
turnermat@stlouis-mo.gov

Office Hours:
8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Regulations

Applicable local, state, and federal regulations for the City of St. Louis are the following: 

Fees

Below are the fees for services provided by the Air Pollution Control Program. Payments may be made by bringing a BUSINESS CHECK or MONEY ORDER to the City of St. Louis Department of Health, 1520 Market St., Room 4051, St. Louis, MO 63103. Credit Card payments are not available at this time. Payments are accepted during the hours of 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Monday through Friday (except on city holidays). 

  Fees
  Annual Asbestos Notification (due 10 calendar days before January 1)   $200
  Air Pollution Demolition Notification   $100
  Asbestos Project Notification (NESHAP level)   $200

  Asbestos Abatement Notification (equal to or greater than
  10 square feet, 16 linear feet, 3 cubic feet up to NESHAP level)

  $100
  Asbestos Inspection  (up to two visits)   $200
  Demolition Inspection    $200
  Application for Variance   $50
  Request for Administrative Citation Fine Hearing   $20

  Administrative Citation Fine (doubles if not paid in 30 days or
  repeat of same violation in one year)

  $100
  Violation Inspection   $200

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