Some of the businesses and industry in Mecklenburg County may require air quality permits issued by MCAQ. These permits range from large industry such as a foundry to smaller air emission sources such as dry cleaners and gas stations.
Currently there are over 650 permitted air pollution sources in Mecklenburg County including:
- Major sources emitting greater than 100 tons actual emissions
- Minor sources emitting less than 100 tons
- Gasoline distribution facilities (not including terminals)
- Parking lots/decks/garages
The Air Quality Section provides general information (name, location, mailing address, etc.) for stationary sources permitted in Mecklenburg County. Please call 704/336-5430 and make your request for the information (hard copy, disk, or E-mail) to an Air Quality Secretary. You can also access specific information on permitted air quality sources at the Air Pollution Facility Database.
If you are a business representative, and are interested in local air quality regulations, permitting procedures and applications, check out the Permitting & Regulations
section of this site.