Air Pollution Complaint Form
You may report complaints in these nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, south-western Solano and southern Sonoma. We investigate every single complaint. In order to be successful we need you to answer a few questions.
If you have questions, please call the BAAQMD complaint line:
1-800-334-ODOR (6367)

*Please select the type of complaint.

What type of complaint is it?

For these complaints you will be directed to another site:

Listed below are types of complaints that may be outside of BAAQMD's Jurisdiction:

  • Aircraft Emissions
  • Burning Incense
  • Cigarette Smoke
  • Contrails/Chem Trails
  • Dumping into a Drain
  • Insect Infestation
  • Lead
  • Leaf Blowers
  • Manure Spreading for Agricultural Purposes
  • Mold
  • Mosquitoes
  • Noise
  • Odor or Dust associated with Crop Growing or Live Stock Raising
  • Red Tide
  • Residential Barbeque
  • Restaurant Garbage Containers
  • Stagnant Water

To report idling or smoking locomotives, call 1-800-334-ODOR or file a complaint at:

For complaints regarding smoking vehicles, visit the smoking vehicle web page or call the 24 hour toll-free smoking vehicle complaint line: 1-800-exhaust (1-800-394-2878).

To report wood smoke, call
1-877-4NO-BURN (1-877-466-2876)
or file a complaint at: