ARB Enforcement Policy Development

This page last reviewed July 10, 2017.


The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is in the process of updating the Enforcement Policy to incorporate the requirements of Assembly Bill 1685. ARB invites you to attend a series of public workshops to discuss these upcoming updates.

  • Upcoming Workshops in July 2017:

    • The Sacramento Workshop will take place on July 10th at 1:00 p.m. To view the live presentation, click here.
    • The El Monte Workshop will take place on July 12th at 1:30 p.m. To register for the live webinar, click here.
    • To download the workshop slides, click here.
    • DRAFT ENFORCEMENT POLICY NOW POSTED
      UPDATE:  During these workshops we will be discussing and soliciting comments to the Draft Enforcement Policy.  Staff will distribute hard copies of the draft policy at each workshop. 

    1st Workshops were held in February 2017:

    • The El Monte Workshop took place on February 9th at 10 a.m. To register for the live webinar, click here.
    • The Sacramento Workshop took place on February 15th at 10 a.m. To view the live presentation, click here.

If you have questions regarding the ARB Enforcement Policy or any of the information detailed above, please email Martina Diaz at penalty1685@arb.ca.gov. You may also telephone the Enforcement Division at (916) 322-7061.

To receive notifications of ARB's Proposed Enforcement Policy, please sign up to the ARB Enforcement Listserve at https://www.arb.ca.gov/listserv/listserv_ind.php?listname=enf.

Automated License Plate Reader Privacy and Usage Policy

new button On April 27, 2017, the Enforcement Division participated in a public meeting to discuss the Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) privacy and usage policy. The policy is available below:

  • The privacy and usage policy for the Automated License Plate Reader can be viewed here.
  • The public meeting agenda and staff presentation for the April 27, 2017 Board hearing can be found here.
  • Click here to view an informational video about the Portable Emissions AcQuisition System (PEAQS).

A workshop was held on March 3rd, 2017, to discuss the use of an Automated License Plate Reader and its associated privacy and usage policy.

  • Click here to view the workshop notice.
  • The slides for the workshop presentation can be found here.

If you have questions regarding the ALPR Privacy and Usage Policy, or any of the information in this section, please email Shannon Downey at ALPRpolicycomments@arb.ca.gov. You may also telephone the Enforcement Division at (916) 322-7061.

To receive notifications of ARB enforcement policies, please sign up to the ARB Enforcement Listserve at https://www.arb.ca.gov/listserv/listserv_ind.php?listname=enf.

Current Penalty Policy

    Senate Bill 1402 Dutton, Chapter 413, Statute of 2010 required the Air Resources Board to adopt a written penalty policy to provide air pollution violators with information about how ARB determines its penalties. The text of SB 1402 and other related documents are linked below.

  • Enforcement Penalties: Background and Policy, September 30, 2011
    ARB's amended penalty policy and background information is available at the above link.

If you have questions regarding Senate Bill 1402 or any of the information detailed above, please telephone the Enforcement Division at (916) 322-7061.

Mobile Vehicle Diesel Programs

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