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Air District fees for Permits and Equipment, Asbestos Demolition and Renovation, and Open Burning can be paid online with a credit or debit card.

Online Payments for Permits and Equipment

The Air District issues air quality permits for stationary equipment that produces air emissions in the Bay Area.

Air District fees for Permit and Registration Applications, Renewals, and Transfer of Ownership can be made online. Permit renewals and applications with a numerical invoice number may be eligible for online payment by credit or debit card.

  • Who can pay online?
    Permit & Registration Applications
    Transfer of Ownership
  • Why pay online?
    Avoid Late Fees
    Renew permit & registration faster than with a check
    Receive proof of payment
  • What payment types are accepted?
    Credit Cards will be charged a 2.95% service fee
    Paying by eCheck costs $1 per invoice

Other Payment Options: Online payment of fees for Permit and Registration Applications, Renewals, and Transfer of Ownership is strongly encouraged, but there is a manual options that may take 7 to 14 days to process. Mailed checks are accepted when accompanied with an invoice pay stub and the invoice number noted on the check. Only one invoice number should be noted per check. Failure to meet these requirements may result in the return of your check.

Online Payments for Asbestos Demolition/Renovation

If you plan to demolish any structure, or renovate a building, where more than 100 square/linear feet or 35 cubic feet of asbestos-containing material will be disturbed, you must notify the Air District. If you plan to demolish a building, even if no asbestos is present, you must also notify the Air District.

Fees for asbestos demolition/renovation must be paid online using a credit card, debit card, or eChecks.

First-time users must create an account before paying online. Once you have created an account, you can log in and fill out the Asbestos Job Application.

Effective November 9, 2022, the manual payment option (e.g. checks or money order) will no longer be available. Acceptable payment options will only include credit cards, eChecks, and debit cards.

Online Payments for Open Burn Notifications

Some limited types of open burning fires are allowed in the Bay Area and regulated by the Air District, primarily for agricultural or natural resource management purposes.

Fees for open burn notifications must be paid online if using a credit or debit card.

Open Burn Fees

Follow all notification requirements before making a payment.

Other Open Burn Fees

Prescribed, Marsh, Stubble, Filmmaking and Public Exhibition Fires

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Last Updated: 12/2/2020