Industrial Permit Process
Any industrial operation that has the potential to emit 5.5 pounds per day or 1 ton per year of any regulated air pollutant is required to obtain a permit from Pinal County Air Quality. The application material on this page must be completed and submitted in order to obtain a permit. A permit must be obtained prior to beginning construction.
PCAQCD Legal Authority
A.R.S. § 49-402 indicates that PCAQCD has jurisdiction over all stationary air pollution sources in Pinal County with the exception of the following:
- Smelting of metal ore.
- Petroleum refineries.
- Coal-fired electrical generating stations.
- Air pollution by portable sources.
- Air pollution by mobile sources.