Air District Operations

The Air District is taking steps to ensure Bay Area air quality and public health are protected while the shelter-in-place orders are in effect. Permits for businesses adjusting operations to aid in the public health response will also be expedited. Read more... | en Español

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
No Wood Burning
Spare the Air Status
  • Monday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 7/15/2015