Public Workshops: Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Program Amendments

Division of Air Quality

Published: May 1, 2022
Comments Due: June 8, 2022

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air Quality (DAQ) will conduct two virtual public workshops on draft amendments to 7 DE Admin. Code 1126 – MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS INSPECTION PROGRAM and 7 DE Admin. Code 1131 – LOW ENHANCED INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM.

Two virtual workshops will be held. The public can participate in either meeting:

The purpose of these workshops is to inform the public about proposed changes to Delaware’s Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program. Such changes necessitate the update of Regulation 1126 “Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program” and 1131 “Low Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance Program.” DNREC will also seek public input on the proposed regulatory changes which includes a waiver cost increase in Sussex County.

The regulatory amendments may be reviewed online at For additional information or for an appointment to review the amendments, please contact: Marvina Cephas at (302) 739-9402 or at

Statements and testimony may be presented either orally or in writing at the public workshops. If you cannot attend or wish to submit your comments in advance of the public workshops, please submit comments in writing to Marvina Cephas at or via USPS to the Division of Air Quality, 100 West Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, DE 19904. The Department will accept written comments postmarked (or emailed) no later than Wednesday, June 8, 2022.