Step by step

Stop construction work spreading lead paint dust

Make a complaint to the Department of Building Inspection

Construction work that disturbs paint may contaminate your home with lead dust. By law, the dust must be contained. If it is not, take the following steps immediately to prevent lead poisoning.


Check for possible violations

Check the Department of Building Inspection rules for working safely with lead paint.

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Get help to ensure rules are followed


The unsafe work must be still going on.

Ask the Department of Building Inspection for an inspection to identify and stop any violations.

Call 628-652-3700

Note:  You must have the address of the building where the construction work is occurring.   

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Track the complaint

Follow the progress of your complaint or find out the inspector who has been assigned to evaluate your complaint.

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Last updated April 19, 2024