Yes, unless you fall under the exemptions listed in the Air Pollution Control Board’s Ordinance Section 4-56(c)(11) and (12).

Cost vary by business type, process equipment type, and by size of the operation. Please see the Fee Schedule for further information.

Please visit the Ordinance page to learn about local air pollution rules and regulations or contact the Air Pollution Control Bureau at 423.643.5970

Residential: The demolition of a single family dwelling does not require an asbestos permit unless it has previously been used or is currently used for commercial purposes.

Commercial: Yes. The Air Pollution Control Bureau issues permits for the following projects:

  • Demolition with or without regulated asbestos;
  • Renovation with regulated asbestos removal; or
  • Asbestos removal only

    Please visit our Asbestos page for more information.