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


Learn about the Air District’s inspection activities, including types of facilities, operations, and complaints it may investigate.

The Air District routinely inspects and audits various facilities and operations to ensure compliance with air quality laws and regulations. The Air District may inspect refineries, chemical plants, semiconductor manufacturing facilities, dry cleaners, ink and coating operations, gasoline dispensing facilities, asbestos demolition and renovation, and any operation or activity that can result in air pollution.

The Air District also investigates residents’ complaints about air pollution. Inspectors determine whether the pollutant source is operating in compliance with relevant rules and regulations.

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  • Wednesday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 8/19/2014