Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Rule - Compliance Tools
This page last reviewed February 24, 2011
|DECS Installation/Maintenance (aka Retrofit Devices)||The DECS Installation/Maintenance page
is intended to provide guidance to end users of diesel vehicles or equipment who are interested in purchasing verified
diesel emission control strategies (DECS) or (VDECs) to comply with ARB diesel regulations. This DECS installs page contains
links to documents and general information that will assist owners of diesel vehicles or equipment in this effort.
|Vehicle Labels||These vehicle labels may be used by solid waste collection vehicle (SWCV)
fleet owners to identify a vehicle's compliance "status" with the regulation or may serve as a template
for a SWCV fleet owner to design their own. These vehicle labels meet the in-vehicle
record keeping requirement. Be sure and follow the labeling instructions for proper
|Installer's List for On-Road Application||The ARB has compiled a list of each manufacturer's installers of verified DECS.
Please note that ARB does not endorse, approve, or recommend any of the companies listed herein. The installers
were extracted from the device manufacturer's website or the manufacturer provided the installer's name directly
|Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Fleet Owner/Operator Record Keeping Form||This form was developed to aid SWCV
fleet owners/operators with the regulation's record keeping requirements. Although this form was designed to satisfy
the regulation's requirements for record keeping, additional support documentation may be required to satisfy record
keeping requirements. *Please follow the printing instructions
on the form under instructions to accurately and adequatly print all sheets of the form.
|Municipality Solid Waste Collection Contract Haulers Form||This form was developed to aid municipalities
with the regulation's reporting requirement that municipalities shall report which solid waste collection haulers
perform solid waste collection operations within their jurisdiction.
|Frequently Asked Questions||This page provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding
the SWCV Rule.
|Vehicle Retirement Process||This page is intended as guidance for SWCV fleet owners to insure the proper
of a vehicle and contains links to documents that will assist
fleet owners with proper
retirement of a vehicle. Details about the Online VIN Stop Application Request Form
is available there as well as how to remove a VIN stop.
|Standard Implementation BACT Calculator Form||This spreadsheet provides a tool for SWCV
fleet owners to use when "calculating" how many vehicles must implement BACT in a compliance year. The
calculator will do the math, all the municipality or utility needs to do is "plug in the numbers." This
spreadsheet was designed to be used with the standard implementation schedule.
|Engine Families||The SWCV Rule requires that the "engine family" for each engine in a fleet covered by the regulation be identified. Engine families can be found in the executive order that was issued for a particular engine. The ARB has an executive order look-up available for outside use.|