Leaf Blowers FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions - Leaf Blowers

What regulatory agency oversees the use of leaf blowers?

The California Air Resources Board sets standards for manufacturing leaf blowers. Some cities have local restrictions as to when and what times they can be used.

The Air District has no specific authority over manufacturing or limiting the use of leaf blowers in the Bay Area. 

Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • illegal to burn

    Wednesday,
    12/13

    Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • illegal to burn

    Thursday,
    12/14

    Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 7/15/2015