The City of Tempe works to promote healthy outdoor air for all citizens. Commitments we make and what citizens can contribute to Air Quality are all critical to improve air quality in the region.
- Encourage the use of Alternative Modes of Transportation.
Sweeping with PM-10 efficient sweepers.
Paving and stabilization of streets, lots and alleys.
Keeping a fleet of energy efficient vehicles.
- Work with regional partners to promote healthy air in the valley.
What you can do to?
- Keep your driveway and parking areas dust proof.
- Do not drive or park a motor vehicle on a vacant lot or where surfaces are not paved or dust
- Avoid blowing leaves into public road or use your leaf blower on a high particulate pollution advisory day.
- Make sure wood burning is not occurring on no burn or a high particulate pollution advisory day. Click here to get to to know more about no burn day restrictions.
- Avoid burns that create a smoke and ash nuisance in your neighborhood. Click here to access the Tempe nuisance code Section 21-3 (b) (11) & (12).
- If you have a wood burning fireplace, check retrofit options. Click here to access the retrofit program.
Click here to file a dust violation report with Tempe 311.
Read about what we can do together:
Click here to get our dust control brochure.
Haga clic aquí para obtener nuestro folleto sobre control de polvo.
Click here to access information about leaf blower use restrictions in the City of Tempe.
Haga clic aquí para obtener nuestro folleto, acerca de uso del soplador de hojas.
Click here to be informed about the Dust Action Plan.
Click here to get to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Prevent Pollution Guide.
Click here to access a leaf blower pointer guide.
Haga clic aquí para acceder a una guía del puntero del soplador de hojas.
If you do construction work:
Click here to access the Tempe Track-out Advisory
Click here to get the Maricopa County Subcontractor Registration List (sample)
Click here to get the Maricopa County Dust Abatement Field Guide.
Haga clic aquí para obtener la Guía de Campo de la Reducción del Condado de Maricopa.
Click here to get the Maricopa County Dust Abatement Handbook.