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Clean Air Act Permitting in North Carolina

Clean Air Act permitting in North Carolina is the shared responsibility of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, the Forsyth County Department of Environmental Assistance and Protection, the Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency, the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency and EPA Region 4. For more information about responsible agencies see below. 

The EPA Region 4 Title V Permitting Contact for North Carolina is Terry Johnson - (404) 562-8950.

  North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Forsyth County Department of Environmental Assistance and Protection Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency
North Carolina Air Permit Programs
Responsible Area State-wide Forsyth County, NC Mecklenburg County , NC City of Asheville and Buncombe County, NC
Agency Office

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Division of Air Quality Exit

1641 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1641
PHONE: 919-707-8726

Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection Exit

201 North Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-4120
PHONE: 336-703-2430

Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency Exit

2145 Suttle Avenue,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28208
PHONE: 704-336-5430

Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency

52 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
PHONE: (828) 250-6778
FAX: (828) 250-6222

Responsibilities Issues permits state-wide. Permits include construction permits for minor sources, major source PSD and nonattainment permitting and Title V operating permits
State or Local Agency Contacts
  • Construction Permits
    • Mark Cuilla -
      (919) 707-8738
       
  • Operating Permits
    • William Willets -
      (919) 707-8726
  • Construction Permits
    • Peter B. Lloyd -
      (336) 703-2430
       
  • Operating Permits
    • Peter B. Lloyd -
      (336) 703-2430
       
  • Construction Permits
    • Jason Rayfield -
      (980) 314-3360
       
  • Operating Permits
    • Jason Rayfield - 980-314-3360
  • Construction Permits
    • Ashley Featherstone - 828-250-6778
       
  • Operating Permits
    • Ashley Featherstone - 828-250-6778
Permits Under Review

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SIP Approved Program Links will be added at a later date.
Federally Approved Title V Program Links will be added at a later date.