Contact Us

How to Contact Us

The Spare the Air program is administered by the Communications Office of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

For questions about the Spare the Air program, or about air quality in the Bay Area, you can reach the Communications Office by phone at:

415-749-4900

We also operate a toll-free line for daily air quality forecasts, Spare the Air advisories, agricultural burn day information, and informational requests at:

1-800 HELP AIR (1 800 435-7247)

To make an air pollution complaint about a problem in your neighborhood, you can call:

1 800 334-ODOR (1 800 334-6367)

To find out about Winter Spare the Air Alerts or to make a wood smoke complaint, call:

1 877 4NO-BURN (1-877 466-2876)

To sign up for automatic phone call notification of Winter Spare the Air Alerts, call:

1 800 430-1515

To report vehicles with badly smoking exhaust pipes, you can call

1-800-EXHAUST (1 800 394-2878)

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is located in San Francisco. You can reach the Air District by mail at the following address:

BAAQMD
375 Beale St., Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94105

To reach a particular Bay Area Air District staff member by phone or e-mail, you can refer to the Contact Us or Staff Directory pages of our main web site.

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Air Quality Advisory

Air Quality Advisory through Friday, November 16, due to heavy wildfire smoke impacts in parts of the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County. See our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.

Wood Burning Status

Monday, 11/12
in effect
Illegal To Burn
Tuesday, 11/13
in effect
Illegal To Burn