Below is a list of items that have specific registration/permitting requirements and recordkeeping requirements. This must be done prior to purchase of these item. If it is not in compliance, it cannot be permitted or operated.
For more information about purchasing, registration, operating requirements and other issues:
Contact Bernadette Santos at EH&S (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (510) 642-6568.
It is crucial that you contact EH&S before purchasing your vehicle to ensure that it meets current emission requirements. If a vehicle is purchased that does not meet emissions criteria, it cannot be registered or operated. EH&S works in conjunction with Fleet Services to review acquisitions of vehicles.
What is Winter Spare the Air?
Winter Spare the Air is a pollution reduction program sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD). On winter days, particulate matter can be a problem in the Bay Area. To protect public health, residents are asked to refrain from activities that cause pollution on these days. In addition, a new BAAQMD regulation was passed in July that makes burning wood, fire logs, or pellets illegal when a Winter Spare the Air Alert is in effect.
What is Spare the Air?
Spare the Air is a voluntary air pollution reduction program sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD). On days when ozone (smog) levels are expected to violate state and federal health standards, residents are asked to refrain from activities that cause pollution. If everyone makes clean air choices, the air will be healthier to breathe.
What can you do to Spare the Air?