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The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency monitors and regulates Buncombe County's air quality to safeguard public health and the environment, while preserving the quality of life and economic vitality of the area.

Locate & Contact

WNC Air Quality & Asbestos and Demolition Permit Office


David Brigman
P: (828) 250-6777
F: (828) 250-6222

Open Burning Hotline
P: (828) 250-6767

WNC Air Quality
52 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

WNAQ Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2749
Asheville, NC 28802

Asbestos and Demolition Permit Office
30 Valley Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Air Quality Staff