Local Air Programs

Three North Carolina counties Buncombe, Forsyth and Mecklenburg have local air programs that enforce federal, state and local regulations for protecting air quality.

Contact the local air program for information on air quality permits, facility compliance and enforcement, air quality complaints and air monitoring in these counties. 

Asheville-Buncombe Air Quality Agency

Director: Ashley Featherstone

Website: https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/asheville-buncombe-air-quality-agency/default.aspx

Phone: 828-250-6777
Fax: 828-250-6222

30 Valley Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection 

Director: William Minor Barnette

Website: https://forsyth.cc/EAP/

Phone: 336-703-2440
Fax: 336-727-2777

Forsyth County Government Center
5th Floor
201 North Chestnut Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101-4120

Mecklenburg County Air Quality

Director: Leslie Rhodes

Website: https://airquality.mecknc.gov/

Phone: 704-336-5430
Fax: 704-336-4391

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208-5237