Air Quality Permit to Construct
Any operation/equipment that discharges emissions to the outside air needs an air quality permit to construct from the State of Maryland. Examples of such operations include the following: Coating and painting operations, asphalt plants, incinerators, quarry operations, paint spray booths, chemical-processing equipment, fuel-burning equipment, and printing presses. If you are not sure at the time you are applying for a permit whether public review of your application is required, you can contact the Air Quality Permits Program at 410-537- 3225 to seek their advice.
How to get your license?
Obtaining the License
Steps, requirements and documents
Applicants are required to demonstrate compliance with local zoning for permits subject to public participation per the environment.
How do I apply?
Apply or register
How do I maintain or renew my permit?
Maintaining Your Permit
Renewal after One-time use
You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your permit
You may need to obtain a new permit to construct if you make changes to the equipment, process, material or emissions.
If construction or installation does not take place within 18 months of permit issuance, then approval terminates.