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Asbestos/National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
The Maricopa County Air Quality Department regulates all asbestos renovation and demolition within Maricopa County.
That 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
Rule 370, section 301.8 - subpart M
For guidelines, instructions, regulations, and definitions, view the
Asbestos NESHAP Brochure (PDF)
Air Quality offers courtesy visits to further assist with program administration. To schedule a courtesy visit, contact the Business Assistance Office, the Asbestos Program Coordinator, or the Asbestos Notification Tech.
Business Assistance Office
Asbestos Notification Tech
Please contact our Air Quality techs with all of your Asbestos-related questions, by email at
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
NESHAP Notification Form
Asbestos NESHAP Fees
NESHAP Activity Start Dates Calendar 2017 (PDF)
NESHAP Activity Start Dates Calendar 2016 (PDF)
Regulations Brochure (PDF)
Rule 370 [see §301.9] (PDF)
Swimming Pools and Asbestos