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Amended Operations for WNC Regional Air Quality


Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the WNC Regional Air Quality Agency offices at 52 Coxe Avenue and 30 Valley Street will be closed to the public, in accordance with guidance and requirements from government and public health authorities to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The offices are closed, but we are still available to serve you. Please leave a message at 828.250.6777 or email us at wncair@buncombecounty.org. A staff member will contact you as soon as possible.

Asbestos, Demolition and Removal/Renovation Permits are being issued. Please contact Mike Matthews at 828-250-6776 or mike.matthews@buncombecounty.org to make arrangements to obtain a permit.

The application is available is a fillable pdf on our website. Permit applications can be emailed to Mr. Matthews or left in the box in front of the 30 Valley Street, Buncombe County Permit office.