Vehicle Idling

City Ordinance Number 2009-382

The City of Cedar Hill endorsed and adopted the TCEQ Idling Limitations Rule (Ordinance No. 2009-382) on May 12, 2009. This ordinance allows the City to enact and enforce the control and abatement of air pollution by restricting vehicle idling in the city.

  • Ordinance Number 2009-382 applies to all heavy duty vehicles weighing more than 14,000 pounds.
  • Idling from heavy duty vehicles releases harmful airborne contaminants.
  • Nearly half of North Texas' air pollution comes from on-road mobile sources.
  • Diesel emissions from motor vehicle contribute to many health problems, including cancer, emphysema, and asthma.

View Ordinance Number 2009-382.

Access the scope of the TCEQ Idling Limitations Rule, including definitions and exemptions.

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