California has more cars per household (1.8) than any other state, along with a thriving business population. These reasons greatly contribute to the air quality challenge, and our need for the Spare the Air Program.
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Engines greater than 50 HP require permits. Any new (post-September 1, 2001) engine is a new source. Any engine which was installed and operated prior to September 1, 2001 is a loss of exemption source.
In addition to District regulations, Airborne Toxics Control Measures (ATCMs) have been adopted by the California Air Resources Board for stationary and portable engines.
The Permit Handbook contains chapers for the permitting the following Internal Combustion Engines:
In addition, there are additional instructions for Obtaining a Permit to Operate an Internal Combustion Engine.
The following policies and procedures provide clarification for the permitting of diesel engines.
Policy: District Permitting Requirements for CARB PERP Registered Equipment - 3/28/13
Procedure: Permitting Loss of Exemption Engines - 7/1/2009
Policy: CARB Emission Factors for Diesel Engines - Percent HC in Relation to NMHC + NOx - 2/28/2008
Policy: When to Require Source Testing For Stationary Diesel Engines to Demonstate Compliance With The Stationary CI Engine ATCM - 2/28/2008
For assistance in English, call (415) 749-4900.
Para asistencia en español, llame a al (415) 749-4900.