Mendocino County

Air Quality Management District

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Burn Suspension

CAL FIRE declared Burn Suspension. All open burning permits are suspended. 

All burn permits issued for burning are SUSPENDED as of July 2, 2018. Contact your local Fire Agency or Air Quality for more information.

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Air quality permits, like building permits and other business permits, are a part of doing business. 

> When do I need an air quality permit?
> Why do I need an air quality permit?
> How do I apply for an air quality permit and what is the fee?..

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Carl Moyer - Engine Funding

Grants to help you meet Air Quality Regulations. 

The Carl Moyer Program provides incentive grants for cleaner-than-required engines and diesel-powered equipment.

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Diesel Engines

Information for owners of Portable and Stationary Diesel Engines in Mendocino County. 

> Do I need a permit to use my engine?
> What should I know prior to purchasing an engine?
> What is a stationary engine?
> What is a portable engine?

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Renovation and Demolition

Although asbestos use declined in recent decades, it's still used and found in existing building materials. 

> Are new building materials asbestos free?
> No asbestos was found, do I still need to notify the District?

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Dust Control

Fugitive dust suppression information for construction and grading activities. 

Fugitive dust is caused by grading, track-out from equipment and vehicles, exposed stockpiles, unpaved roads, staging areas, parking lots, etc.

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Burn Day Status

For todays burn day status please call 707-463-4391. .

Credit Card Payments

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Air Quality for Mendocino

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News / Advisories

Mendocino County is in Burn Ban - All burn permits issued for burning are SUSPENDED.

Trader Joe's penalized $500,000 over refrigerant leaks - Owner and operators of systems using ozone depleting substances are required to perform leak repair and recordkeeping required under Title VI of the Clean Air Act for refrigeration equipment. Click Here for More Information

Air District Relaxes Portable Diesel Engine Enforcement - ARB has determined the standards for DPM may not be feasible. Click Here for More Information

The District Mission

  The mission of the Mendocino County Air Quality Management District is to protect and manage air quality, an essential public resource upon which the health of the community depends. 

  Mendocino County Air Quality Management District is one of 35 local Air Districts in California.

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