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The Permitting Section handles the issuance, renewal, and modification of air quality permits in North Carolina. Currently, more than 2,500 facilities hold air quality permits in the state.
Facility Document Search is for facilities with active air permits. The pdf version of the final signed permit is being entered for air permits issued after January 1, 2013. Note: At this time this search does not include the permits issued by the three North Carolina Local Programs in Mecklenburg, Forsyth, and Buncombe Counties.
Air Quality Permits
● List of all permits:
● List of Title V permits:
Annual Compliance Certification Form OR
Annual compliance certification is required under 40 CFR 70.6(c), 15A NCAC Sections 2Q.0508(t) and 2Q.0508(bb), and Section 3-General Condition P of the Title V Operating Permit.
View a list of all air permit applications currently being processed by DAQ.
Small facilities seeking registration in lieu of an Air Quality Permit under 15A NCAC 02Q .0102(e)
Download forms and instructions to apply for or modify an air quality permit, including:
- Title V and Non-Title V Facilities
- General Permits for specific industries
- Minor Modifications
- Instructions for changes not requiring a permit, including 502(b)(10) and changes under 15A NCAC 02Q .0318
- Tax certifications
- Registration for New Renewable Energy Facilitys under Senate Bill 3
Find specific permit conditions for emission sources subject to MACT, GACT, NSPS, & NCAC.
Detailed information on construction activities that may be undertaken prior to securing an air permit.
Current applications, recent permits & reviews, and guidance on permits issued under NSR regulations.
View DAQ Determinations related to NHSM and CISWI
View DAQ permitting memos and guidance documents.
Permit Fees Schedule
View current DAQ permit and application fees.
A $25.00 processing fee will be charged for returned checks in accordance with the North Carolina General Statue 25-3-512
Air emissions sources must notify the public before applying for air quality permits for new or expanded facilities in areas without local zoning ordinances.
Get assistance with meteorological modeling as related to obtaining an air quality permit.
Forms and other information concerning estimation of potential emissions for permit applications.
Spreadsheets to aid in the calculation of emissions and perform control device analysis.
This program provides for the creation, banking, transfer, and use of emissions reduction credits for NOx, VOC, SO2, PM2.5 and NH3.
Obtain detailed information about who is subject to the NCDAQ 112(j) permitting requirements including permit application requirements.
North Carolina Air Toxics
Title V Permits Branch Supervisor
New Source Review Branch Supervisor
Air Quality Analysis Branch Supervisor