Air Quality State Permit to Operate
General Info - Statewide Permit
Sources of air pollution with the potential to significantly affect air quality must obtain a permit to operate in the state of Maryland. Department of Environment may impose reasonable terms and conditions on the permit to ensure compliance and to protect public health.
Obtaining the Permit
Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Fill out the application and provide all required documents.
Apply for the Permit
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Maintaining Your Permit
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)
Must reapply at least 60 days before the current permit expires.
What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?
FEDERAL: Clean Air Act, sec. 110; 42 USC sec. 7410.
STATE: Environment Article, Title 2, Subtitle 4; COMAR 26.11.02.