Air Quality Control Commission

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission is appointed by the governor and authorized by the Colorado General Assembly to oversee Colorado’s air quality program according to the Colorado Air Pollution Prevention and Control Act, Section 25-7-101 et seq., C.R.S., as amended. The purpose of the commission is to adopt a cost-effective and efficient air quality management program that promotes clean and healthy air for Colorado's citizens and visitors, protect Colorado's scenic and natural resources, and promotes statewide greenhouse gas pollution abatement.

Remote Meetings

Due to COVID-19 response activities, we are not currently hosting meetings in person. The commission is conducting all meetings as remote meetings only using the Zoom platform. This became effective March 18, 2020 and will continue until further notice. Opportunity will be made available for parties to rulemaking hearings and interested members of the public to participate remotely in the meetings. Zoom registration links will be posted to this website and on meeting agendas. We will continue to update the website as the situation changes.

Accepting Written Comments Only for Requests for Rulemaking Hearings 

The commission is deviating from its previous practices regarding public comment for Requests for Rulemaking Hearings. Please see this memo for details concerning this decision.

Hot topics

The information listed below related to the upcoming meeting(s) is currently being updated; some links may not work.

The next Monthly Commission meeting is scheduled: October 21-22, 2021 as an online meeting only.

The following registration forms will be active 8:00 a.m. on October 12, 2021

If you wish to submit written comments, please email them to

Next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled: Thursday, October 28, 2021 to begin at 8:00 a.m. as an online meeting only. Executive Committee meetings are used to discuss the next month's agenda and logistics of the meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend however public comments are not taken during this meeting. Please contact the commission office at if you would like to attend the Executive Committee meeting.


Current and Recent Commission Hearings 


Public Notice for Colorado Communities
Air Quality Control Commission and Air Quality Control Division (APCD)
Environmental Justice Act Enhanced Outreach to Disproportionately Impacted Communities

Notificación pública para las comunidades de Colorado
Comisión de Control de la Calidad del Aire (AQCC) y División de Control de la Calidad del Aire (APCD)
Mejora del alcance de la Ley de Justicia Medioambiental para las comunidades desproporcionadamente afectadas