You can report dust from roadwork, construction, demolition, renovation, or another source.

What You Need

You must provide your contact information so DEP can contact you, if necessary. DEP cannot action the Service Request without it.

Report poor air quality outdoors due to dust from:

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) accepts reports of construction dust from tenants of residential buildings and commercial and other non-residential buildings. You can report construction dust anywhere inside the building, including inside an apartment, the lobby, and other common areas.

The dust must be from new or ongoing construction or renovation which is taking place inside your building.

Your report should provide the following:

  • Your complete address, including apartment number, and a contact phone number or e-mail address.
  • Your landlord or management company's name and address. 

Anonymous complaints are accepted. If you provide your name and contact information, it will not be shared with your landlord or management company.

Report construction dust in:

You can report construction dust in a residential building where children live by phone.

Call 311 for assistance.