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WNC Regional Air Quality Proposed Revisions to Permit Fee Schedule


To all interested parties: The Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) announces a proposal to revise its permit fee schedule. The proposed revisions to the permit fee schedule and all information used to develop the proposed schedule are available for your review. This information is available at the offices of the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency, 30 Valley Street, Asheville, N.C. 28801. The current and proposed fees are also available for review on the Agency website at http://www.wncairquality.org. If you require physical copies of these documents from the Agency office, a copying charge of 5 cents per page will be assessed. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also request these documents via email at wncair@buncombecounty.org.

You are hereby notified of the opportunity to submit written public comments concerning the proposed revisions to the permit fee schedule. Persons wishing to comment on the proposed schedule are required to submit their comments, in writing, to the WNCRAQA. Comments must be received by the WNCRAQA no later than September 13, 2021. All comments received on or prior to that date will be considered by the WNCRAQA in making its final decision on the proposed revisions to the permit fee schedule. Written comments should be mailed to the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency, P.O. Box 2749, Asheville, NC 28802, or emailed to wncair@buncombecounty.org. If there is a significant amount of public interest in this matter, the WNCRAQA may hold a public hearing to receive oral or written comments on the proposed permit fee schedule revisions. In the event a public hearing is held, notice will be given (30) days in advance by the same source in which the public notice was published.

After the comment period has expired, the WNCRAQA will consider all comments, make any necessary changes, and issue a final regulation on the proposed revisions to the permit fee schedule. The final regulation will be available on the Agency website http://www.wncairquality.org. Copies of the final regulation, comments received, and any other relevant information will also be made available for public review during normal business hours at the Asheville address.

For additional information, contact the Agency at 828-250-6777

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Chapter 17 Section 200 Clean Copy 204 KB 08/12/2021 2:15 PM
Chapter 17 Section 200 Changes Highlighted 216 KB 08/12/2021 2:15 PM
2021 Proposed Fees Comparison 93 KB 08/12/2021 2:15 PM