Public Works Office

Air Quality Division

Jeremy Becker, Air Pollution Engineer
5885 NE 14 Street Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: 515-286-3705
FAX: 515-286-3437

The Air Quality Division's objective is to achieve and maintain levels of air quality as will protect human health and safety. These objectives are accomplished through the following activities:

  • Review and Update Local Regulations
  • Process Operating and Construction Permit Applications
  • Issue Title V Operating Permits
  • Provide Reporting and Compliance Assistance
  • Operate Air Sampling Equipment and Collect Air Monitoring Data
  • Provide the Public with Air Quality Index (AQI) & Public Health Advisories
  • Issue Open Burn Permits

Visit the Air Quality Website to review current regulations & fees, obtain permit application forms, obtain a burn permit or check current Air Quality Index (AQI).

Click Here: Air Quality Website


Contact Us

Director: Robert Rice

5885 NE 14 Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
Hours of Operation 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM M - F

Phone: 515.286.3705
FAX 515.286.3437
Email Public Works