AQM staff issues permits to regulate emissions generated by facilities in Orange County. These facilities include (but not limited to) hospitals, bakeries, power plants, painting operations, defense plants and plastic manufacturing companies.
AQM staff meets with facility management prior to the submittal of permit applications. These meetings educate staff about the permit process in order to help alleviate unnecessary informational requests after the submittal of the application. Additional permitting information & applications are available in the environmental permitting section at Permits and Licenses.
Companies classified as a minor source of air pollution may be eligible for the Florida DEP Division of Air Resource Management's Air General (AG) Permit Registration Program. This program offers an alternative to individual air operating permits and simplifies the process.
In some instance, the Environmental Protection Agency regulates certain types of facilities and processes. Examples include the release of Greenhouse Gases, Freon, and involve EPA’s Collision Repair Campaign. For additional information visit Environmental Protection Agency Collision Repair.