Air Permits

Air quality permits are issued to industries and facilities that emit regulated pollutants to ensure that these emissions do not harm public health or cause significant deterioration in areas that presently have clean air. The permit also ensures that facilities make adequate provisions to control their emissions. The criteria for deciding if any new proposed facility or any change to an existing facility requires a permit are contained in the Virginia regulations for the Control and Abatement of Air Pollution.

There are a number of different types of air permits. For information on these permits, please go to the Air Permitting page.

Air Permitting forms.

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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