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Clean Air Act Permitting in Iowa

Clean Air Act permitting in Iowa is the shared responsibility of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Polk County Public Works, the Linn County Public Health Department and EPA Region 7. For more information about responsible agencies see below.

  Iowa Department of Natural Resources Polk County Public Works Linn County Public Health EPA Region 7
Iowa Air Permit Program
Responsible Area State-wide except in Indian Country Polk County Linn County Indian Country
Agency Office Iowa Department of Natural Resources Air Quality Bureau
Wallace State Office Building
502 E. 9th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
(515) 725-8200
Polk County Public Works
Air Quality Division
5885 N.E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 286-3705
Linn County Public Health
Air and Water Quality Branch
1240 26th Avenue Ct SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
(319) 892-6054
Air Permitting and Compliance Branch
U.S. EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 551-7020
Responsibilities Issues permits state-wide except in Indian Country. Permits include construction permits for minor sources, major source PSD and nonattainment permitting and Title V operating permits Issues permits in Indian Country, including Meskwaki Nation's Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa
EPA Contacts David Peter
(913) 551-7397
Bob Webber
(913) 551-7251
State & Local Contacts
  • Construction Permits
  • Operating Permits
    • Lori Hanson
      (515) 725-9525 
  • Construction Permits
    • Jeremy Becker
      (515) 286-2263
  • Operating Permits
    • Jeff Gabby
      (515) 286-3389
  • Construction Permits
  • Operating Permits
Federally-Approved Construction Permit Authority Chapter 22, Chapter 33 40 CFR 52.21 (PSD), Tribal Permitting
(40 CFR 49.151-49.173)
Federally-Approved Operating Permit Authority Chapter 22, Sections 22.100-22.116 40 CFR Part 71
Title V Program Approval History Operating Permit Approval History      
Program Evaluations FY-2009      

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