Notification within 24 hours of operation is required for project-related equipment where the portable engine and/or equipment unit is not permitted or registered in PERP, and is operating during a declared emergency event. The notification form should be mailed to: CARB/PERP, P.O. Box 2038, Sacramento, CA 95812, or via email when beginning operation at each emergency event location.
Current Emergency Orders/Declarations: Please visit the Governor’s website Executive Orders to view executive orders and/or emergency proclamations.
Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Events: CARB regulations allow you to use your back-up generators during a Public Safety Power Shutoff. Contact your air district before you purchase or rent a large generator to determine if any local permitting requirements apply to you. For more information, please visit Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Events.