Mendocino County

Air Quality Management District
Wildfire Smoke Protection  Air Advisory

District Permit Application Forms

The District only accepts and processes signed original permit applications received by mail or delivered in person. Faxed, emailed or photocopied applications are not accepted.

Please call (707) 463-4354 for an application or with any questions

Permit Checklist

Process Application Download (PDF)
Required for All Permit Applications Application Cover Sheet
Internal Combustion & Emergency Engines Engine Application Form
Asbestos Demolition / ADRN Form 209
Large Grading Project / Naturally Occuring Asbestos Form 207.27
Emergency Backup Generator Powered (ICE) Backup Generator Form
Breakdown Reporting Form Form Breakdown.2016

If your form is not listed or you need information on the permitting process, please contact the District at:
(707) 463-4354

Burn Day Status

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

Burn Permit Application> Click Here
SMP Online Burn Request> Click Here

Credit Card Payments

Service FEES are assessed to all Credit Card transactions by govPayNet:

Air Quality for Mendocino

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News / Advisories

Mendocino County: Fire Season - Burning is allowed only on permissive burn days with a valid burn permit.

Air Quality Advisory For Mendocino County covering smoke impacts from wildfires in Northern California (month of August 2020). Click Here for More Information

COVID-19 AIR DISTRICT OPERATIONS - The public counter will be closed to walk-in customers. Click Here for More Information

AB 617 Community Air Protection Incentive Projects - AB 617 Community Air Protection Incentives to Reduce Emissions. Click Here for More Information

Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust - provides about $423 million for California to mitigate the excess nitrogen oxide emissions caused by VW's use of illegal emissions testing defeat devices in certain VW diesel vehicles.. 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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