ARB Permits, Certifications, Exemptions and Registrations

This page last reviewed January 31, 2014

Background

man holding clipboardThis area of the website provides "The Bill of Rights for Environmental Permit Applicants" plus an overview of air quality permitting issues in California, and finally, several hot links to ARB topic areas which involve certifications, variances, or other ARB approvals.

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Registration and Reporting

Regulatory Program Online Portal Contact Email and Phone
Truck and Bus Regulation Truck & Bus Reporting System Diesel Hotline: (866) 6-DIESEL (866-634-3735)
Greenhouse Gas Regulation Heavy-Duty Tractor Trailer Greenhouse Gas TRUCRS Reporting

Alex Santos (626) 575-6682

ARB Equipment Registration (ARBER) System ARBER Registration

arber@arb.ca.gov
TRU: 1-888-878-2826
DTR: 1-888-247-4821

In-Use Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation Diesel Off-Road Online Reporting System (DOORS) doors@arb.ca.gov 1-877-593-6677
Statewide Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP) Application Instructions and Forms portable@arb.ca.gov (916) 324-5869

Permits

Application Type Application Form(s) Contact Email and Phone
Asbestos NESHAP Demolition and Renovation Form Asbestos Neshap Notification of Demolition and Renovation Form Ahmad Najjar  (916) 322-6036
Disposal of Non-Industrial Wood Waste Approval Information  Kathryn Gugeler  (916) 322-0221

Certifications

Application Type Application Form(s) Contact Email, Phone, and Application Status
Abrasive Blasting Materials Application for Certification of Abrasives for Permissible Dry Outdoor Blasting Kathryn Gugeler   (916) 322-0221
Application Status
Alternative Diesel Formulations Diesel Fuel Compliance Option Mike Waugh  (916) 322-8263 
Alternative Fuel Retrofit Systems For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone" Jackie Lourenco  (626) 450-6152  
Bulk Plants For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone" Basharat Iqbal  (918) 322-7582
Application Status
Bulk Terminals For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone" Basharat Iqbal  (918) 322-7582
Application Status
Cargo Tank Vapor Recovery Application for Cargo Tank Certification  Juli Sawaya  (916) 322-3034 
Consumer Products Charcoal Lighter Enforcement Advisory  David Edwards   (916) 323-4887 
Distributed Generation Technology Distributed Generation Certification Application Jonathan Foster  (916) 327-1512
Dry Cleaning Machines with Secondary Controls For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Sonia Villalobos  (916) 327-5983 
Dry Cleaner Training Registration Forms Tom Raschke  (916) 445-0961
Equipment Precertification Program For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Winston Potts  (916) 327-5600
Fuel Containers
For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Angus MacPherson  (916) 445-4686
Application Status
For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Angus MacPherson  (916) 445-4686
Application Status
Fuel Distributor Certification Program Motor Vehicle Fuel Registration Form  Nelson Chan   (916) 445-0287
Gasoline Deposit Control Additives For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Linda Lee   (916) 322-1521
Independent Contractors for Compliance Source Testing Application Process  Kathryn Gugeler  (916) 322-0221
Application Status
Motor Vehicle and Engine Certification
Application for General Criteria Parts  Antonio Martino  (626) 575-6848  
New Off-Road Engine Certification Forms  Kumar Muthukumar  (626) 575-7040
For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Duc Nguyen  (626) 575-6844
Small Off-Road Engine Components For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone" Don Ridgley  (916) 322-8913
Application Status
Vapor Recovery Systems for Service Stations For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone" George Lew   (916) 327-0900
Visible Emissions Evaluators Visible Emissions Observation Form Eric Walton  (916) 324-5868 

Exemptions / Variances / Approvals

Application Type Application Form(s) Contact Email and Phone
Exemptions for Add-On or Modified Aftermarket Parts Application Forms For Exemptions For Add-On Or Modified Parts (VC 27156) Antonio Martino  (626) 575-6848 
Consumer Products Alternative Control Plans For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  David Edwards   (916) 323-4887 
Consumer Products VOC Variances For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Ravi Ramalingam   (916) 322-2085 
Disposal of Nonindustrial Wood Waste Submittal information Kathryn Gugeler  (916) 322-0221
Innovative Consumer Products Exemptions For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  David Edwards   (916) 323-4887
Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Exemptions For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  Ravi Ramalingam  (916) 322-2085 

Verifications

Application Type Application Form(s) Contact Email and Phone
Diesel Emission Control Strategies Verification Verification Warranty Shawn Daley  (626) 575-6972
Off-road Large Spark Ignition Equipment For more information, see "Contact Email and Phone"  John Ellis   (626) 350-6516

See also Other Permitting - Related Links

If you cannot figure out which department to contact, please contact our Ombudsman staff at (916) 323-6791 or our Helpline at (800) 242-4450.



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