Permits and Notifications

Air Quality Permits, Open Burning, Asbestos, Smog Exemptions & Online Payments.

District Operation During the COVID-19 Epidemic:  

Beginning March 16th, the District office will be closed for walk-in service while the District team tele-works to support public health and safety.  Essential District services will remain available, but processes may be slowed during this period.  We kindly ask for your patience.

Please call our office front desk at (707) 433-5911 or you may e-mail or call a team member directly to leave a message.  Be sure to leave your name, phone number, and a detailed message.  We will be checking messages frequently and will respond as soon as possible.

Open Burn Permits:

During this time, permits are required and are only available online.  When you apply and pay online, you will receive an electronic permit quickly, by e-mail.  Please check our map application, below, to make sure you are in our District territory.

* You may also open a full screen map.



Air District Boards

Board of Directors, Hearing Board, and

Meeting Schedule & Agendas.


​​​Bloomfield, Cotati, El Verano, Fulton, Glen Ellen, Graton, Kenwood, Penngrove, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma, Valley Ford, Windsor.​​

Contact:  Web or 1-800-HELP-AIR

There are two air districts in Sonoma County with separate territory, air pollution control programs, and regulations: 

  • Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District 
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District

​Contact    |   Call:  (707) 433-5911   |   District FAQs

Northern Sonoma Includes: 

Bay Area Includes: 

Please use the map tool at the left to verify your District and to determine jurisdiction for permit and grant programs.

Today's Air Quality

Local and Regional Air Quality in "Near Real Time" with Health index (AQI).

Community Programs

Incentives for EVs, EV Chargers, Wood stoves, Clean Diesel &Community Projects​.

Planning & Sustainability

Legislative Platform, Support of Climate Sustainability, Partners, & Activities.

Are you in the Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District?

Check the map below to verify by your address:

News and Announcements



Welcome!  The Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District is the regulatory agency responsible for air quality in the northern Sonoma County region.

Annapolis, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Camp Meeker, Cazadero, Cloverdale, Duncans Mills, Forestville, Geyserville, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Jenner, Monte Rio, Rio Nido, Sea Ranch.