Health and Wildfire Advisories

10/16 Health Advisory has been issued for the Bay Area due to potential smoke from No. Cal wildfires. See the current smoke impacts, as well as our wildfire safety tips.

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

Last Updated: 7/15/2015