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Do I need an air quality permit?

Starting or modifying a business? Learn whether you need to get an air quality permit.


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Need help with the air quality permitting process?

If you operate or are starting a  business in Albuquerque, we can help you through the process of complying with air quality regulations.

Contact the Air Quality Assistance Program (AQAP).

A few types of businesses that may require a permit:

  • Dry cleaners
  • Autobody paint shop
  • Gasoline dispensing facilities
  • Sand & Gravel Facility
  • Concrete Batch Plant
  • Asphalt Batch Plant
  • Wood product manufacturers

Certain kinds of equipment that may require a permit:

  • Emergency generators (gensets)
  • Process Engines
  • Boilers
  • Rock Crusher
  • Process Screen
  • Conveying Systems
  • Paint Booths
  • Sandblasting

If you are still not sure, please contact the Air Quality Assistance Program (AQAP).

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