Air Quality Regional Offices

DAQ Regional Offices are based in Asheville, Mooresville, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, Fayetteville, Wilmington and Washington. Staff operate air monitoring equipment, perform inspections, enforce air quality regulations and issue permits for facilities across the state. Submit complaints about open burning or other concerns about air quality to the regional office that serves your county. 

NOTE: Three North Carolina counties Buncombe, Forsyth and Mecklenburg are served by local air programs.

Contact your Regional Office

Click on a region of the map to learn how to contact your closest Regional Office or Local Program.


Map Color Regional Office Main Phone Number Staff Directory and Map
Red Asheville Regional Office (828) 296-4500 Staff & Map
Light Blue Fayetteville Regional Office (910) 433-3300 Staff & Map
Orange Mooresville Regional Office (704) 235-2100 Staff & Map
Purple Raleigh Regional Office (919) 791-4200 Staff & Map
Blue Washington Regional Office (252) 948-3800 Staff & Map
Green Wilmington Regional Office (910) 796-7215 Staff & Map
Brown Winston-Salem Regional Office (336) 776-9800 Staff & Map


Map Color County Local Air Program Main Phone Number Website
Light Red Buncombe Asheville-Buncombe Air Quality Agency (828) 250-6777 Link
Light Yellow Forsyth Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection (336) 703-2440 Link
Light Orange Mecklenburg Mecklenburg County Air Quality (704) 336-5430 Link


Regional Office Programs

DAQ Regional Office staff is responsible for the following items. Use the information above to contact your Regional Office for more information or assistance. 

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