Air Quality Permit to Construct
General Info - Statewide Permit
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.
Number of uses
$200.00 - $20,200.00
Obtaining the Permit
Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Applicants are required to demonstrate compliance with local zoning for permits subject to public participation per the environment.
Apply for the Permit
Complete the form
Maintaining Your Permit
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)
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.