Scheduled Maintenance
Air District systems will undergo planned maintenance from 8am Friday 4/28 through 11pm Sunday 4/30.
There may be disruptions in some services. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Rules and Compliance

Learn about Air District Rules, how to comply with them, how our inspection process makes sure they are followed and what new rules we are working on.

The Air Quality District develops regulations based on the measures identified in its Clean Air Plan. Air District staff develop new rules to reduce emissions in order to improve public health, air quality and the global climate.

Rule Development is the process Air District staff uses to write regulations that govern stationary sources of air pollution in the Bay Area. It involves technical research, engagement with affected stakeholders, public meetings to allow input by affected parties such as industries and communities, and the preparation of CEQA and socio economic analyses.

As new rules are adopted by a vote of the Air District’s Board of Directors and are then enforced via Air District Permit and Inspections programs.

Contact Us

Compliance and Enforcement

415 749-4795

Compliance Assistance

415 749 4999

Rule Development

415 749-4786

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Spare the Air Status
Spare the Air Status
  • Tuesday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Wednesday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 8/11/2014