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

Mary Foshage
(314) 657-1467

Matt Turner
(314) 657-1443

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


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). 

  Annual Asbestos Notification (due 10 calendar days before January 1)   $200
  Air Pollution Demolition Notification


  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)
  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)

  Request for Administrative Citation Fine Hearing

  Violation Inspection   $200

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