Tennessee Mobile Sources regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Mobile Sources: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) program: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 1200-03-29-.01 to 1200-03-29-.12

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Inspection area and applicability: Rule 1200-03-29-.01 to 1200-03-29-.04 and Rule 1200-03-29-.12

Inspection schedules: Rule 1200-03-29-.03

Inspection tests: Rule 1200-03-29-.05, Rule 1200-03-29-.06, and Rule 1200-03-29-.11

Automobile emissions standards:

Antitampering standards: Rule 1200-03-36

Employer trip reduction and commuting: 42 USC 7511a(d)(1)(B)


Stage II vapor recovery: Rule 1200-03-18-.24

Regulatory Agencies

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Air Pollution Control

Metropolitan Health Department of Nashville/Davidson County Air Pollution Control Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. There are many mobile source regulatory requirements implemented nationally by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that impact mobile sources in Tennessee. In addition, the state has established additional programs to implement optional federal programs allowing the state to make progress toward attainment of all the national ambient air quality standards.

Administration and enforcement. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) administers and enforces the vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M) program in Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties. The Metropolitan Health Department of Nashville/Davidson County's Air Pollution Control Division administers and enforces the vehicle I/M program in Davidson County and the city of Nashville.

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

Tennessee Mobile Sources Resources

Type Title
Forms Stage II System Decommissioning Notification Form
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