The corn-fed, solid people of Nebraska may be friendly, but they mean business. And in a state that takes businesses as seriously as Nebraska, you can expect the licenses and permits to be relatively few and straightforward. Nebraska keeps things simple -- clear forms and processes. Less regulation than most West-Coast or Northeastern states. Plain licensing for plains people.
In Nebraska, smog or emission check facilities are common in states with tight air pollution controls. States like California and New York allow facilities that are not auto repair businesses to perform emission tests and issue official reports required for vehicle licensing and renewal. Emissions testing shops must hold special state licenses and in some cases, licensing agreements to operate their computer systems.