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.

Leaf Blowers FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions - Leaf Blowers

What regulatory agency oversees the use of leaf blowers?

The California Air Resources Board sets standards for manufacturing leaf blowers. Some cities have local restrictions as to when and what times they can be used.

The Air District has no specific authority over manufacturing or limiting the use of leaf blowers in the Bay Area. 

Spare the Air Status
Spare the Air Status
  • Sunday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Monday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 7/15/2015