Air Pollution Control

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

Email (314) 657-1479 More contact info


Report an Air Pollution Problem
Asbestos pollution, demolition dust, vehicle regularly idling over 5 minutes, and open burning concerns.

Asbestos Projects

Air pollution asbestos projects in the City of St. Louis are managed by the Building Divison on the STL City Permits website.

View current asbestos projects.

Demolition, renovation, and abatement projects must be reported on the STL City Permits website.

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Mary Foshage
(314) 657-1467

Matt Turner
(314) 657-1443

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About Air Pollution Control

The Department of Health is the delegated 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. The Air Pollution Control Program ensures that our community is not unnecessarily exposed to asbestos during renovation and demolition projects.

Asbestos abatement projects consisting of greater than 10 square feet, 16 linear feet, or 3 cubic feet of asbestos-containing material fall under Ordinance 71332.


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


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). 

Service fees
Service Fee
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
Administrative Citation Fine (doubles if not paid in 30 days or repeat of same violation in one year) $100
Request for Administrative Citation Fine Hearing $20
Violation Inspection $200

Asbestos Forms

The forms below should be used if you are unable to complete your project notification through STL City Permits.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 657-1479
Field: (314) 783-1355
Fax: (314) 612-5005

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

1520 Market Street , Room 4051
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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