Small Off Road Engine, Tier 4 Off-Road Compression Engine, Off-Road Spark-Ignition Engines, Equipment, and Vehicles

This page last reviewed December 11, 2012

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO CALIFORNIA’S SMALL OFF-ROAD ENGINE AND TIER 4 OFF-ROAD COMPRESSION-IGNITION ENGINE REGULATIONS AND TEST PROCEDURES; AND, AMENDMENTS TO THE EXHAUST EMISSION CERTIFICATION TEST FUEL FOR OFF-ROAD SPARK-IGNITION ENGINES, EQUIPMENT, AND VEHICLES.

(December 16, 2011)

Public Comments

FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

Posted December 11, 2012

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on December 11, 2012. The effective date is January 10, 2013.


Memo to OAL Dated December 10, 2012 (PDF - 26K)

Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 12K)

Final Regulation Order 

  • Part 1: Final Regulation Order – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 20K
  • Part 2: Incorporated Test Procedure (2005  2012 Model Years) – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 14K
  • Part 5: Final Regulation Order – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines (PDF - 296K
  • Part 11: Final Regulation Order – In-Use Compliance Requirements for Retrofits of Large Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 19K)
  • Part 13: Incorporated Test Procedures – Large Spark-Ignition Engines, 2010 and Later Model Years, Part 1048 (PDF - 18K)
  • Part 14: Final Regulation Order – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines (PDF - 15K)
  • Part 15: Incorporated Test Procedure – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines (PDF - 16K)
  • Part 16: Final Regulation Order – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 11K)
  • California 2015 and Subsequent Model Criteria Pollutant Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures and 2017 and Subsequent Model Greenhouse Gas Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 1.28MB)

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL 

Posted October 29, 2012

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on October 26, 2012.  OAL has until December 12, 2012  to make a determination.

Executive Order 
(PDF - 19K)

Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 59K)
Notice of Decision (PDF - 62K)
Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) (PDF - 117K)

  • Appendix A:   Final Technical Support Document – Amendments to the New Engine Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Regulations (PDF - 109K
  • Appendix B:   Final Regulation Order Summary & Rationale – Small Off-Road Engine Regulations  (PDF - 128K)
  • Appendix C:   Final Regulation Order Summary & Rationale – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Regulations (PDF - 169K
  • Appendix D:   Final Regulation Order Summary & Rationale – New Large Spark-Ignition Engines; and, In-Use Large Spark-Ignition Engine Retrofits  (PDF - 34K)
  • Appendix E:   Final Regulation Order Summary & Rationale –Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles  (PDF - 21K)
  • Appendix F:    Final Regulation Order Summary & Rationale – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 24K)
Final Regulation Order 
  • Part 1: Final Regulation Order – Small Off-Road Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 2: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures (2005  2012 Model Years) – Small Off-Road Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 3: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures (Part 1054) – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 177K
  • Part 4: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures (Part 1065) – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 129K
  • Part 5: Final Regulation Order – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 6: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures Part 1-C – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2008-2010 Model Years, Parts 1039/1065/1068 (PDF - 74K
  • Part 7: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures Part 1-D – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model Years, Part 1039 (PDF - 248K
  • Part 8: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures Part 1-E – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model YearsPart 1065 (PDF - 100K
  • Part 9: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures Part 1-F – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model Years, Part 1068 (PDF - 202K
  • Part 10: Final Regulation Order – Large Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 16K
  • Part 11: Final Regulation Order – In-Use Compliance Requirements for Retrofits of Large Spark-Ignition Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 12: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures – Large Spark-Ignition Engines, 2007 and Later Model Years, Part 1065/1068 (PDF - 20K)
  • Part 13: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures – Large Spark-Ignition Engines, 2010 and Later Model Years, Part 1048 ~see revised above~
  • Part 14: Final Regulation Order – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 15: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 16: Final Regulation Order – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines ~see revised above~
  • Part 17: Final Regulation Order Test Procedures – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 17K)

A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.


HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES 

Posted March 22, 2012
     
 
Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 50K)
  • Appendix l:    Proposed 15-day Modifications – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 38K
  • Appendix II:   Proposed 15-day Modifications – Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 16K)
  • Appendix III:   Proposed 15-day Modifications – Verification  Procedure, Waranty, and In-Use Compliance Requirements for Retrofits to Control Emissions from Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 18K 
  • Appendix IV:   Proposed Regulation Order – Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines  (PDF - 16K
  • Appendix V:   Proposed Test Procedures – New 2013 and Later Small Off-Road Engines- Part 1054 – (PDF - 38K
  • Appendix VI:   Proposed Test Procedures – New 2013 and Later Small Off-Road Engines- Part 1065  (PDF - 14K
  • Appendix VII:  Proposed Test Procedures – New 2007 and Later Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines -Part 1065/1068  (PDF - 15K
  • Appendix VIII: Proposed Test Procedures – New 2010 and Later Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines, Part 1048  (PDF - 19K
  • Appendix IX:   Proposed Test Procedures – 1997 and Later Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines  (PDF - 16K
  • Appendix X:    Proposed Test Procedures – 2001 and Later Spark-Ignition Marine Engines  (PDF - 15K
  • Appendix XI:   Summary & Rationale – Small Off-Road Engine Regulations and Test Procedures  (PDF - 13K
  • Appendix XII:    Summary & Rationale Amendments – Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines Regulation and Test Procedures  (PDF - 24K)
  • Appendix XIII:   Summary & Rationale – Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engine Regulations and Test Procedures  (PDF - 16K
  • Appendix XIV:  Summary & Rationale – Spark-Ignition Marine Engine Regulations and Test Procedures  (PDF - 16K
  • Appendix XV:   Resolution 11-41  (PDF - 60K
  • Appendix XVI:   Attachment G- Staff's Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal, as distributed at the December 16, 2011, Board Hearing (PDF - 104K


Posted January 20, 2012

Resolution 11-41 (PDF-862K)
  •  Attachment G: Staff Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal (Distributed at the December 16, 2011 Board Hearing). (PDF-125K)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted November 15, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing Date Change  (PDF - 17K)

Posted November 4, 2011

Errata (PDF - 20K)

Posted October 26, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 79K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 216K)

  • Appendix A:   Proposed Regulation Order – Small Off-Road Engines (PDF - 16K
  • Appendix B:   Proposed Regulation Order – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 395K)
  • Appendix C:   Proposed Regulation Order – Large Spark-Ignition Engines (PDF - 15K
  • Appendix D:   Proposed Regulation Order – In-Use Compliance Requirements for Retrofits of Large Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 19K)
  • Appendix E:   Proposed Regulation Order – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines  (PDF - 16K)
  • Appendix F:    Proposed Regulation Order – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 12K)
  • Appendix G:   Proposed Test Procedures – Small Off-Road Engines, 2005-2012 Model Years  (PDF - 11K)
  • Appendix H:   Proposed Test Procedures – Small Off-Road Engines, 2013 and Later Model Years, Part 1054 (PDF - 182K)
  • Appendix I:      Proposed Test Procedures – Small Off-Road Engines, 2013 and Later Model Years, Part 1065  (PDF - 154K)
  • Appendix J:    Proposed Test Procedures, Part I-C – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2008-2010 Model Years, Parts 1039/1065/1068  (PDF - 295K)
  • Appendix K:   Proposed Test Procedures, Part I-D – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model Years, Part 1039  (PDF - 231K)
  • Appendix L:    Proposed Test Procedures, Part I-E – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model Years, Part 1065  (PDF - 111K)
  • Appendix M:   Proposed Test Procedures, Part I-F – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engines, 2011 and Later Model Years, Part 1068  (PDF - 219K)
  • Appendix N:   Proposed Test Procedures – Large Spark-Ignition Engines, 2007 and Later Model Years, Part 1065/1068  (PDF - 19K)
  • Appendix O:   Proposed Test Procedures – Large Spark-Ignition Engines, 2010 and Later Model Years, Part 1048  (PDF - 19K)
  • Appendix P:   Proposed Test Procedures – New Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles and Engines  (PDF - 17K)
  • Appendix Q:   Proposed Test Procedures – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 16K)
  • Appendix R:   Technical Support Document – For Proposed Amendments Related to Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Regulations  (PDF - 97K)
  • Appendix S:   Summary & Rationale – Small Off-Road Engine Regulations  (PDF - 134K)
  • Appendix T:    Summary & Rationale – Tier 4 Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Regulations  (PDF - 177K)
  • Appendix U:   Summary & Rationale – New Large Spark-Ignition Engines; and In-Use Large Spark-Ignition Engine Retrofits  (PDF - 25K)
  • Appendix V:   Summary & Rationale – Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles  (PDF - 19K)
  • Appendix W:  Summary & Rationale – Recreational Marine Spark-Ignition Engines  (PDF - 18K)



INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2011