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Asbestos Information

Removal and Alteration of Asbestos Material

State law requires that prior to demolishing structures, or prior to any renovation that will potentially make asbestos containing materials airborne, notice must be first be given to the agency which regulates asbestos removal. The regulating agency is the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD).

Questions Relating to the removal of asbestos or regulated asbestos containing material should be addressed to the BAAQMD.

The BAAQMD has a local office at 70 West Hedding Street in San Jose. The can be contacted by phone at (408) 277-1477. The phone number to the San Francisco office is (415) 771-600. Visit BAAQMD website for additional information.