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Receiving Payments

Independent contractors and individuals working with the Sac Metro Air District must complete a Payee Data Record form and provide their federal tax ID (or social security number if an individual or sole proprietor) to receive payment. The Payee Data Record form is required in lieu of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) W-9 form. This information is used when submitting required reports to the IRS.

How to Make Payments

Credit or debit card payments can be made online or in person. Payments may also be made by check in person or by mail, made payable to Sacramento Air Quality Management District or SMAQMD. Effective October 16, 2017, the District will no longer accept cash as a form of payment. See Payment Acceptance Policy for additional information.

Address for payments in person or by mail:

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
777 12th Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814

Online Payments

Sac Metro Air District accepts payments made with a major credit card, debit or pre-paid debit card for fees and penalties using AllPaid (formerly GovPayNet). Accepted credit cards include: 




Before making an online payment using AllPaid

  • Know the type of payment to be made and select from the links below.
  • Some payments require an invoice or reference number. Enter the invoice number without hyphens.  Example: For Invoice # 1011-2-12345 enter 1011212345.
  • Pay the exact amount shown on the invoice, the mutual settlement letter, or the appropriate fee schedule.
  • A service charge is applied to each transaction.  See below for more information.

Fee Based Services

Select the category for more information or the Make Payment link to make a payment

​Asbestos ADMP/Geologic Exemption       Make Payment

Asbestos Renovation/Demolition       Make Payment

​Authority to Construct Application       Make Payment

Construction Mitigation       Make Payment

​ ERC Processing/Transfers       Make Payment

Permit To Operate Renewal       Make Payment

Mutual Settlement Program       Make Payment

​SEED Initial Loan       Make Payment

SEED Renewal       ​Make Payment

All ​Other Payments       Make Payment

About AllPaid

  • AllPaid (formerly GovPayNet) is a secure, single source payments platform and will be the Merchant of Record for all credit and debit card payments made to Sac Metro Air District.
  • A service charge applied by AllPaid is added to each transaction. The amount of this charge will be provided to the cardholder for acknowledgment and acceptance prior to completion of a transaction. This processing fee is tiered, with a minimum charge of $1.75. Each tier roughly averages 4.3% of the transaction amount, but percentages within the tier will vary from this average.
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