Air Quality, Smoking and Tobacco Program
The goal of the Air Quality, Smoking and Tobacco Programs is to implement relevant local laws and to pollutants in the air, including tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Air Quality, Smoking and Tobacco Program Activities
Protect residents from the effects of living in a poor air quality zone by requiring enhanced ventilation in new and renovated residential buildings.
Protect people from harmful exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
Ensures that all facilities selling tobacco products, including e-cigarettes are permitted and comply with all relevant laws.
Enforce Article 22B and Article 31 of the San Francisco Health Code to ensure that dust control plans are in place for certain construction projects
Complaints about outdoor air quality, including air emissions from industrial plants; factories; refineries; neighborhood businesses or odor; dust or chemical air pollutants; wood smoke complaints regarding burning of wood and related solid fuels, smoking vehicle complaints for excessive exhaust from cars, trucks or buses may be made to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
Complaints about emissions from diesel truck idling should be reported to the San Francisco Police Department
For complaints about air quality issues not covered by the above categories, call or visit 311, or visit our complaint page.