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


The Air District produces a variety of documents and publications in the course of its efforts to improve air quality.

These range from official rules, plans, procedural guides, and advisories to brochures, flyers, handbooks, and other publications of a general nature that provide information about air quality issues, regulations, and operating policies.

You can also stay informed about the Air District’s activities by signing up for the agency’s electronic newsletter or for email notifications.

Rules and Regulations

The Air District develops regulations to improve air quality and protect the health of Bay Area residents.


The Air District prepares plans in order to meet air quality requirements and achieve its goal of healthy air. These plans report progress and provide a road map to guide future activities.

Annual Report

The Air District's Annual Report highlights the Air District’s accomplishments and includes data that summarizes the agency’s activities.

Air Currents

Air Currents is an electronic newsletter that covers Air District activities as well as other air quality issues of interest to industry, government agencies, and the general public.

Fact Sheets and Infographics

The Air District has developed the following fact sheets and infographics to summarize and highlight the agency's programs and activities.

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Last Updated: 5/3/2018