In 2020, all 2018 and newer model year vehicles are exempt from emissions testing. The legal requirements related to on-road standards and emission components for assembled vehicles and motor replacements are consistent between the old and the new regulation. Author: KING Staff Published: 10:11 PM PST January 29, 2019 Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. Vous utilisez un navigateur désuet qui n’est plus accepté par Ontario.ca. We will consider these comments in the design of the integrated vehicle safety and emission inspection program. Davis County. The proposed regulation does not change the frequency or model year requirements for the emissions inspection program. The analysis indicates negligible impacts to businesses in the regulated community. In general, key program stakeholders supported efforts to increase on-road enforcement actions against the tampering or defeating of vehicle emission control systems. By Lesley Green. Test exemptions are determined by assessing the type of vehicle owned, the age of the driver and the model year of the vehicle. Toronto, This government is taking action to improve programs that protect Ontario’s air and reduce smog-causing pollutants while saving taxpayers money and modernizing services to make life more convenient for drivers and businesses. This change from the original proposal will allow all information technology systems to be updated and fully tested prior to implementation of the change. This decision notice has been updated to reflect an amendment to the regulation to change the date for requiring a heavy diesel commercial motor vehicle to pass a mandatory computer-based electronic emissions diagnostic test as part of the vehicle emissions inspection. Canada has set light-duty zero-emission vehicle sales … Let us know if you have feedback or questions about the registry. Vehicle Emissions Enforcement Unit. exempt each year. Clarify existing requirements related to emissions control defeat devices and introducing a new prohibition for the sale of such devices. Stay at home except for essential travel and follow the restrictions and public health measures. The new regulation effective January 1, 2020 will: There is no change to the proposal for the Heavy Diesel Commercial Motor Vehicle Emissions Program. Some comments were received that are related to the proposed integration of safety and emissions inspection programs that would be administered by the Ministry of Transportation. New diesel vehicles with a gross weight over 14,000 lbs. Both business and the MUSH sector would have benefited from the cancelling of the light vehicle program through the removal of administrative costs associated with having their vehicles tested in the Drive Clean Program. You can change your notification preferences anytime by visiting settings in your profile page. The Drive Clean program tests emissions every two years on cars and light-duty trucks over seven years old, but critics have called for the program to be eliminated entirely. (a) Proposed changes for on-road enforcement for all vehicles being driven on Ontario roads (these amendments are proposed to come into effect January 1, 2020): (b) Proposed changes to enhance and strengthen the Heavy Diesel Commercial Motor Vehicle Emissions Testing Program (these amendments are proposed to come into effect on January 1, 2020): This amendment is proposed to come into effect on July 1, 2020: The following proposals will further strengthen the heavy diesel commercial motor vehicle emission testing program (these amendments are proposed to come into effect on January 1, 2020): A costing analysis was carried out by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks with the support of tools provided by the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. The new threshold is more appropriate for newer vehicles which were manufactured with emission systems designed to minimize smoke and soot from the diesel engine. Cache County vehicles with model years six years old and greater that have even-numbered model years, must have an emission test in even number years, and vehicles with odd-numbered model years must have an emission test in odd-numbered years. Mixed comments were received from individuals, with some in support and some opposed. emissions? Vehicles registered as a Class H school vehicle or Class P passenger bus You could receive a waiver from emissions testing: If you are a senior citizen that is at least age 70 or older and your vehicle is driven less than 5,000 miles each year, you qualify for a waiver from emissions testing. Demos and pre-owned vehicles will still be required to have passed a safety check within the 36 days leading up to the sale. The new regulation effective January 1, 2020 will: In addition, the following change will come into effect on July 1, 2020: The implementation dates for these changes differ from the original proposed implementation date of January 1, 2020. In keeping with current rules around engine replacements (i.e. October 9, 2019 - November 23, 2019 (45 days). We will consider these comments in the design of the new program.