Asbestos

Asbestos/National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)


The Maricopa County Air Quality Department regulates all asbestos renovation and demolition within Maricopa County. This covers all demolitions and regulated renovation activities containing friable asbestos-containing material greater than or equal to 160 square feet, 260 linear feet, or 35 cubic feet. This is determined by an Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) certified asbestos building inspector prior to demolition or renovation.
 
Regulations Governing this Program:

  • 40 CFR Part 61, subpart M - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Regulations:

  • National Emission Standard for Asbestos
  • Regulation III
  • Rule 370, section 301.9 - subpart M

NESHAP Notification Form and Delivery Requirement 


A NESHAP Notification Form shall be completed and postmarked or delivered to the Asbestos/NESHAP Coordinator at least 10 business days before beginning regulated asbestos renovation activity or before beginning any demolition activity of a regulated NESHAP facility, even when no asbestos is present. The notification form can either be filled out and printed from a web browser, or downloaded and saved for completion and printing.
 

Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns with using this application, please call the Air Quality Asbestos/NESHAP Program at 602-506-6708 or email Asbestos@Maricopa.gov.
 

 


Complaints


To register complaints regarding asbestos or other air quality violations, please contact our office at 602-372-2703 or by completing our Air Quality Violation Report form.

Courtesy Site Visits


Air Quality offers courtesy site visits to further assist with program administration. To schedule a courtesy site visit, contact the Business Assistance Office, the Asbestos Program Coordinator or the Asbestos Notification Tech.

Contacts

Contact Phone Email
Business Assistance Office
602-506-5102 aqbusinessassistance@maricopa.gov
Asbestos/NESHAP Coordinator
602-506-6708 Scott.MacDonald@maricopa.gov
Asbestos Notification Tech
602-506-6010 asbestos@maricopa.gov
Page reviewed 23 May 2019