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2022 Code Cycle - Energy Efficiency
Jurisdiction Ord. Type Adopted Date Single Family Multifamily Nonresidential Exceptions Ordinance
Burbank EE

New and Re-roof: Low-slope; 3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.65, Thermal Emittance > 0.85, SRI > 78

Steep-slope;  3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.23, Thermal Emittance > 0.85, SRI > 20

High-rise Residential/ Hotel and Motel - New and Re-roof: Low-slope; 3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.65, Thermal Emittance > 0.75, SRI > 78

Steep-slope;  3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.23, Thermal Emittance > 0.75, SRI > 20

New and Re-roof: Low-slope; 3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.68, Thermal Emittance > 0.85, SRI > 82

Steep-slope;  3 Year Aged- Solar Reflectance > 0.23, Thermal Emittance > 0.85, SRI > 27

Roof repair, PV installation, vegetated roofs (25 lbs/square foot)

Carlsbad PV

Additions: existing multifamily buildings where the total roof area is increased by at least 2,000 square feet OR alterations with a permit valuation of at least $1,000,000 that affect at least 75 percent of the gross floor area: buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

Additions: existing nonresidential and hotel/motel buildings where the total roof area is increased by at least 2,000 square feet OR alterations with a permit valuation of at least $1,000,000 that affect at least 75 percent of the gross floor area: buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

EE

All newly constructed buildings shall install a service water-heating system that provides 60% of the energy needed from on-site solar energy (PV or solar water-heating) or recovered energy.

Additions/Alterations: permit value greater than $60,000 shall include prescriptive energy efficiency measures depending on building vintage.

Additions/Alterations: permit value greater than $60,000 shall include prescriptive energy efficiency measures depending on building vintage.

All newly constructed nonresidential buildings shall install a HPWH, electric resistance water heater, or a solar water-heating system with a minimum solar savings fraction of 0.40

Encinitas PV

High-rise Residential Additions: when total roof area is increased by 1000 sq. ft.; buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

High-rise Residential Alterations: permit value of at least $1,000,000 that affects 75% of gross floor area; buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

Additions: when total roof area is increased by 1000 sq. ft.; buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

Alterations: permit value of at least $1,000,000 that affects 75% of gross floor area; buildings over 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum PV system sized at 15 kW per 10k sq. ft. of gross floor area / buildings under 10k sq. ft. shall install a minimum 5 kW PV system.

EE

Additions/ Alterations: permit valuation of greater than $50,000 shall include any one measure from Table 150.2-E. (LED lighting, water heating package, cool roof, attic insulation, duct sealing, new ducting, windows, wall insulation, HPWH, heat pump HVAC, heat pump clothes dryer, induction cooktop, PV+Electric-Ready prewire)

Additions/ Alterations: permit valuation of greater than $50,000 shall include any one measure from Table 180.5-B. (LED lighting, water heating package, cool roof, attic insulation, duct sealing, new ducting, windows, wall insulation, HPWH, heat pump HVAC, heat pump clothes dryer, induction cooktop, PV+Electric-Ready prewire)

Residential buildings that receive a rating of 7 or higher on DOE Home Energy Score.

Millbrae PV

A solar photovoltaic ( PV) system equivalent in size to 50 percent of the roof area, excluding any skylight area, shall be installed on the roof or overhang of the building or on the roof or overhang of another structure located within 250 feet of the building or on covered parking installed with the building project.

Exceptions for over-generation/sizing.

Mountain View PV

PV installation of roof area to accommodate an all-electric building to 100% of roof area; annual kilowatt hour (kWh) consumption offset (load calculations to be provided with construction permit submittal).

PV installation of roof area to accommodate an all-electric building to 100% of roof area; annual kilowatt hour (kWh) consumption offset (load calculations to be provided with construction permit submittal).

Palo Alto EE

All new constructed buildings must meet CALGreen Mandatory plus Tier 2 measures.

Additions/Alterations: greater than 1000 square feet must meet CALGreen Mandatory plus the Tier 1 measures.

Additions/Alterations: greater than 1000 square feet must meet CALGreen Mandatory plus the Tier 1 measures.

Additions/Alterations: CALGreen Tier1 and Tier 2 measures

Piedmont PV

Additions: an entirely new upper level or that increase the building’s total roof area by thirty percent (30%) or more shall meet the photovoltaic requirements of Section 150.1(c)14

EE

Additions/Alterations: a stated project value of greater than $30,000 is required to include one energy efficiency measure (attic insulation, wall insulation, hot water piping insulation, raised floor insulation, LED lighting, replacement of gas appliance with electric appliance). A stated project value of greater than $115,000 is required to include two energy efficiency measures.

A Home Energy Score Report for the single family building, completed within 5 years, demonstrating that the building already has a minimum Home Energy Score of 7

Santa Clara PV

Hotel/motel occupancies and high-rise multifamily buildings with ten habitable stories or fewer, shall install a minimum PV system sized at 3 kW for buildings less than 10k sq. ft. ;  or a PV system sized at 5kW for buildings greater than 10k sq. ft.

Nonresidential buildings with three habitable stories or fewer, other than I-2 and I-2.1 buildings shall install a minimum PV system sized at 3 kW for buildings less than 10k sq. ft. ;  or a PV system sized at 5kW for buildings greater than 10k sq. ft.

As an alternative to a solar PV system, the building type may provide a solar hot water system (solar thermal) with a minimum collector area of 40 square feet.

This report was prepared for the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program. The program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E®), and Southern California Edison Company under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and in support of the California Energy Commission.

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2022 Code Cycle - All-Electric Only Ordinances
Jurisdiction Ord. Type Adopted Date Single Family Multifamily Nonresidential Exceptions Ordinance
Alameda All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR where greater than 50% of floor area is remodeled (including unfinished spaces.)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR where greater than 50% of floor area is remodeled (including unfinished spaces.)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations:replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR where greater than 50% of floor area is remodeled (including unfinished spaces.)

Nonresidential: Non-electric space heating for F, H, and L occupancies may apply for an exemption. Commercial food heat-processing equipment.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Albany All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Major alterations requiring an automatic fire sprinkler system as per Albany Municipal Code shall be all electric buildings. Additional prescriptive requirements.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Major alterations requiring an automatic fire sprinkler system as per Albany Municipal Code shall be all electric buildings. Additional prescriptive requirements.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Major alterations requiring an automatic fire sprinkler system as per Albany Municipal Code shall be all electric buildings. Additional prescriptive requirements.

Laboratory buildings.

Atherton All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings, ADU's, guest/pool houses will be constructed with electric space and water heating.

All new buildings will be constructed with electric space and water heating.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: cooking equipment, fireplaces, clothes drying appliances

Nonresidential: commercial cooking equipment

Belmont All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

Laboratories, and hotels/motels with more than 80 rooms.

Berkeley All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Brisbane All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: Laboratory areas may contain non-electric space conditioning equipment.

Burlingame All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or framing above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or framing above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

Nonresidential: buildings containing kitchens located in a place of public accommodation may apply for an exemption for commercial food heat-processing equipment served by fuel gas. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Campbell All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential:  Emergency services, commercial cooking, specific case-use restaurants, industrial processes may be granted an exemption for gas use. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Corte Madera All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: Emergency generators for Essential Services and multifamily buildings, ADU's/JADU's.

Nonresidential: Food service establishments and equipment for industrial process heat.

Cupertino All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: F, H, and L Occupancies, or other similar research & development, Essential Services. Buildings with for-profit restaurants may apply for an exemption. Hotels/motels with greater than 80 rooms may utilize fuel gas for on-site commercial clothes drying equipment.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Daly City All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair.

Residential: ADU's/JADU's, Hotels/motels with greater than 80 rooms may utilize fuel gas for on-site commercial clothes drying equipment.

Nonresidential: Buildings containing kitchens. F, H, L occupancies and Scientific Laboratories are exempt

Dublin All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: alterations of more than 50% of the existing exterior walls and additions that increase the square footage of the structure by more than 50%.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: alterations of more than 50% of the existing exterior walls and additions that increase the square footage of the structure by more than 50%.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: alterations of more than 50% of the existing exterior walls and additions that increase the square footage of the structure by more than 50%.

Nonresidential:  Buildings with kitchens in places of public accomodation may apply for an exemption. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliance.

Encinitas All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: Essential buildings. Buildings with for-profit restaurants may apply for an exemption. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliance.

Fairfax All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

For-profit kitchens and public interest projects.

Glendale All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All newly constructed buildings shall be all-electric buildings.

All newly constructed buildings shall be all-electric buildings.

All newly constructed buildings shall be all-electric buildings. Commercial kitchens may request an infeasibility waiver.

Half Moon Bay All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.  Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings. Termination of gas service in 2045.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings. Termination of gas service in 2045.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings. Termination of gas service in 2045.

Commercial greenhouses

Hayward All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

Fuel Gas Infrastructure shall be prohibited in newly constructed residential buildings. Including ADU's.

Fuel Gas Infrastructure shall be prohibited in newly constructed residential buildings.

New nonresidential building shall be required to have sufficient electrical capacity, including reserved circuit breakers, electrical conduit, subpanels, panels, switchboards, and transformers, to facilitate future full building electrification.

Healdsburg All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Newly constructed buildings may contain natural gas cooking appliances and fireplaces. Attached ADUs and Essential Facilities are exempt. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Hercules All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Includes detached ADUs. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the exterior walls or involving work that exceeds 50% of the appraised value of the structure.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the exterior walls or involving work that exceeds 50% of the appraised value of the structure.

All new hotels/motels will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the exterior walls or involving work that exceeds 50% of the appraised value of the structure.

Laboratories and Emergency facilities.

Livermore All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: ADU's

Nonresidential: Laboratories and buildings containing kitchens located in a place of public accommodation may apply for an exemption for commercial food heat-processing equipment served by fuel gas. Hotels/motels with greater than 80 rooms may utilize fuel gas for on-site commercial clothes drying equipment.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Los Altos All-Electric

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Residential: Single family dwellings, detached ADUs, multifamily dwellings with two to nine units may install gas cooking appliances and fireplaces.

Nonresidential: Buildings containing a for-profit restaurant may install gas cooking appliances. Laboratories and Public buildings may apply for an exemption.

Granted exemptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Los Altos Hills All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Includes detached ADUs.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: Indoor and outdoor cooking, fireplaces, and pool/spa heating are exempt.

Los Angeles All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: Attached accessory dwelling units using existing gas piping systems in conjunction with the primary dwelling.

Nonresidential: F and L occupancies. Cooking equipment contained within kitchens located in a public use area, such as restaurants, commissaries, cafeterias, and community kitchens.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Los Gatos All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing. Tenant improvements shall not be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing. Tenant improvements shall not be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing. Tenant improvements shall not be considered new construction.

Nonresidential: buildings containing kitchens located in a place of public accommodation may apply for an exemption for commercial food heat-processing equipment served by fuel gas.

Martinez All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new residential buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Includes detached ADUs.

All new residential buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new hotel, retail, and office buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Menlo Park All-Electric

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Prohibition on conversion to Mixed-Fuel buildings.

Residential: all buildings that are 3 stories or less may contain non-electric cooking appliances and fireplaces.

Nonresidential: Scientific laboratory buildings, emergency centers. For-profit kitchens may apply for an exemption for gas use. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Millbrae All-Electric

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: all low-density buildings and ADU's may contain non-electric cooking appliances and fireplaces.

Nonresidential: Scientific laboratory buildings, emergency centers, and for-profit restaurants may install gas-fueled cooking appliances. Exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Milpitas All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

Morgan Hill All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Mountain View All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: F, H, and L Occupancies

Oakland All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Attached ADUs

Pacifica All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Nonresidential: Buildings with for-profit restaurants may apply for an exemption for gas-fueled cooking appliances. Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliance.

Palo Alto All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings (including detached ADU’s) will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: replacement of gas water heater or new water heater added; the new water heater shall be a heat pump water heater

gas water heater is replaced or new water heater is added, the new water

heater shall be a heat pump water heater (HPWH)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Pasadena All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

N/A

Newly constructed multifamily buildings greater than 3 units shall be All-Electric buildings.

Newly constructed commercial and mixed-use buildings shall be All-Electric buildings. Additions/Alterations of existing commercial buildings exceeding 50% or more of the existing square foot area must electrify the entire building.

Newly constructed ADU's, commercial kitchens/food service establishments, Essential buildings, medical healthcare facilities, research and development laboratories.

Piedmont All-Electric

All new buildings and ADU's will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Pleasanton All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% foundation or above sill replacement shall be considered new construction.

Nonresidential: Buildings with public kitchens requiring commercial food heat-processing equipment; or buildings requiring industrial process heat may apply for an exemption.

Portola Valley All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: Newly constructed = 50% or more of existing floor area OR wall area, or combination of percentages of floor and wall area. Upgrade/relocation of existing air conditioning unit shall be replaced with a heat pump. Replacement of main electrical panel shall upgrade to capacity for full electrification.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of existing floor area OR wall area, or combination of percentages of floor and wall area.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of existing floor area OR wall area, or combination of percentages of floor and wall area.

Emergency Services buildings

Redwood City All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Riverside All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be all-electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be all-electric buildings.

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be all-electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be all-electric buildings.

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be all-electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be all-electric buildings.

New ADU's/JADU's, food service establishment and commercial kitchen appliances utilized for cooking purposes, process loads for manufacturing or industrial facility equipment, essential buildings, laboratories , and medical-health care facilities.

Sacramento All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be All-Electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be All-Electric buildings.

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be All-Electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be All-Electric buildings.

After January 1, 2023, all newly constructed buildings that are three stories or less shall be All-Electric buildings. After January 1, 2026, all newly constructed buildings that are four stories or more shall be All-Electric buildings.

San Anselmo All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

N/A

N/A

San Bruno All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings and ADUs will be constructed with electric space, water heating, cooking, and clothes drying.

All new buildings will be constructed with electric space, water heating, cooking, and clothes drying.

All new buildings will be constructed with electric space, water heating, cooking, and clothes drying.

Residential: Fan-type central furnaces, fireplaces, pool/spa heaters.

Nonresidential: cooking appliances for restaurants and food services.

San Carlos All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed with electric space, water heating, and clothes drying. Exceptions for cooking appliances and fireplaces. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing

All new buildings will be constructed as all electric buildings. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing

All new buildings will be constructed with electric space and water heating. Exceptions for Laboratory areas, restaurants, for-profit kitchens. Alterations/Additions: 50% or more of the foundation or existing framing.

ADU's and JADU's.

San Jose All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Hospitals and facilities with a Distributed Energy Resource.

San Leandro All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Residential: attached ADU's

Nonresidential: Industrial buildings with F, H, or S occupancies. Buildings containing kitchens located in a place of public accommodation. Hotels and motels with eighty or more guestrooms.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

San Luis Obispo All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Natural gas infrastructure for certain end uses is allowed through December 31, 2025 when no all-electric alternative is commercially available or viable: commercial kitchens, ADU water/space heating, public swimming pools

San Mateo All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/Alterations: space cooling appliance upgrades in conjunction space heating upgrade, shall use electricity for space heating. Water heater appliance upgrades shall be all-electric. Kitchen and laundry area alterations shall pre-wire for future electric appliances. Panel upgrades shall reserve capacity for future electric appliances.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: Laboratories or buildings with public kitchens requiring commercial food heat-processing equipment may apply for an exemption.

San Rafael All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

Fuel gas and oil piping is prohibited in new construction. Existing fuel gas/oil piping or gas meter service size may not be expanded unless overall gas use is reduced, unchanged, or is for additional attached housing.

Fuel gas and oil piping is prohibited in new construction.

Fuel gas and oil piping is prohibited in new construction.

Nonresidential: fuel gas and oil piping is allowed in new construction emergency electrical generation when required by the code, commercial kitchens for preparing food, commercial laundry, or in an approved industrial process.

Santa Clara All-Electric

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Nonresidential: F, H, and L Occupancies, or Emergency Services. Nonresidential kitchens may utilize gas cooking appliances only if there is no all-electric option. Hotels/motels with greater than 80 rooms may utilize fuel gas for on-site commercial clothes drying equipment.

Granted exceptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Santa Cruz All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Includes ADUs greater than 750 square feet.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Industrial heat processes and for-profit kitchen cooking equipment.

Santa Monica All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Junior ADU's and attached ADU's. Public interest exemption for commercial restaurants/institutional cooking, medical uses, laboratory equipment.

Santa Rosa All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric building.

Attached ADU's, reconstructed buildings lost in a disaster, or new construction where existing utility infrastructure would have to be removed at owner's expense.

Saratoga All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Alterations: 50% or more of the exterior walls and 50% of existing roof structure OR 50% of interior walls.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Alterations: 50% or more of the exterior walls and 50% of existing roof structure OR 50% of interior walls.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Alterations: 50% or more of the exterior walls and 50% of existing roof structure OR 50% of interior walls.

Residential: buildings may use natural gas cooking appliances but must prewire for future electrical appliances.

Nonresidential: buildings may use natural gas cooking appliances but must prewire for future electrical appliances. Emergency centers are exempt.

Sonoma County All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings, including ADU's, will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Natural gas or propane cooking appliances, fossil fuel generators, and attached ADU's.

South San Francisco All-Electric

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings.

Additions/ Alterations: replacement or addition of greater than 50% of foundation for other than repair OR more than 50% of framing above sill is replaced for other than repair

Nonresidential: Newly constructed nonresidential buildings and all mixed use nonresidential occupancy buildings.

Sunnyvale All-Electric
(Municipal Code Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% of exterior walls are removed or 50% of wall plate height is raised shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% of exterior walls are removed or 50% of wall plate height is raised shall be considered new construction.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions/ Alterations: Greater than 50% of exterior walls are removed or 50% of wall plate height is raised shall be considered new construction.

Nonresidential: F, H, and L Occupancies, or Emergency Services. Nonresidential kitchens may apply for an exemption.

Granted exemptions must pre-wire for future electric appliances.

Ventura County All-Electric
(CALGreen Amendment)

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions: Greater than 50% of existing building , then all equipment serving the addition shall be all-electric. Alterations: Greater than 50% of estimated value , then all equipment serving the alteration shall be all-electric.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions: Greater than 50% of existing building , then all equipment serving the addition shall be all-electric. Alterations: Greater than 50% of estimated value , then all equipment serving the alteration shall be all-electric.

All new buildings will be constructed as all-electric buildings. Additions: Greater than 50% of existing building , then all equipment serving the addition shall be all-electric. Alterations: Greater than 50% of estimated value , then all equipment serving the alteration shall be all-electric.

Residential: fireplaces/ fire pits, outdoor grills, pool and spa equipment, emergency generators

Nonresidential: fireplaces/ fire pits, outdoor grills, pool and spa equipment, emergency generators. Buildings with public kitchens or specialized industry may apply for an exemption.

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2022 Code Cycle - Electric Vehicle Ordinances
Jurisdiction Ord. Type Adopted Date Single Family, Duplexes, and Townhouses Multifamily Nonresidential - Office Nonresidential - Other Exceptions Ordinance
Albany EV

New  multifamily construction shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 80% of spaces shall be EV-Capable.

Belmont EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

Affordable Housing: new buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space, and remaining spaces 60% Level 1 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Brisbane EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space per dwelling unit. 50% of guest spaces shall be Level 2 EVSC.

New nonresidential office buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 15% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 15% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 25% of spaces EV-Capable.

Burbank EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space.

New multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with less than 20 dwelling units shall include 40% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready.

New multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with greater than 20 dwelling units shall include 15% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE.

Refer to Table 5.510 for EVSE and EV-Capable requirements

Burlingame EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: Parking additions or electrical panel upgrades must have reserved breaker spaces and electrical capacity to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space and a Level 1 EV-Ready space if a second space is available.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities and without electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

Campbell EV

All new buildings (including ADU's) are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready and a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Carlsbad EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space.

Alterations: permit valuation greater than $60,000 or include an electrical service panel upgrade are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space

New multifamily dwellings, major residential renovations to existing multifamily dwellings, hotels and motels, and new residential parking facilities shall provide 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE , 25% of spaces Level 2 EV-Ready, and 10% of spaces with EV-Capable.

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADU) without additional parking facilities.

Corte Madera EV

New residential buildings shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space.

Additions/Alterations: projects requiring an electrical panel upgrade will provide a Level 2 EV-Ready receptacle.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New Hotels/Motels shall provide 10 % of spaces with Level 2 EVSE, 35% of parking with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready spaces, and 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Capable.

Additions/Alterations: projects requiring an electrical panel upgrade will provide 20% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready.  EV requirements for parking lot modifications.

New nonresidential construction are required to meet CALGreen Tier 1 level charging capability.

Additions/Alterations: projects requiring an electrical panel upgrade will provide 20% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready.  EV requirements for parking lot modifications.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

Daly City EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings with less than 20 dwelling units shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space per unit.

New multifamily buildings with greater than 20 dwelling units shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space for the first 20 units, provide 25% of units beyond that with a Level 2 EV-Ready space, AND remaining units with one Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Affordable Housing: provide 10% of units with a Level 2 EV-Ready space, AND remaining units with one Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office with more than 10 spaces shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 30% of spaces EV-Capable.

Other new nonresidential buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 6% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 5% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

Dublin EV

New residential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2.

New residential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2.

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Encinitas EV

All new multifamily/Hotel buildings are required to provide Level 2 EVSE charging at 15% of parking spaces.

Additions/Alterations of Hotels (buildings greater than 10,000 sq. ft.): required to provide Level 2 EVSE charging at 8% of parking spaces.

All new buildings are required to provide Level 2 EVSE charging at 8% of parking spaces.

Additions/Alterations (buildings greater than 10,000 sq. ft.): required to provide Level 2 EVSE charging at 8% of parking spaces.

Glendale EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings with less than 20 dwelling units shall provide 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE , 50% of spaces Level 2 EV-Ready, and 20% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New multifamily buildings with greater than 20 dwelling units shall provide 15% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE, 50% of spaces of Level 2 EV-Ready, 10% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential and hotel construction are required to meet CALGreen Tier 2 level charging capability.

ADU's and JADU's that do not have additional parking facilities and do not have an electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Hayward EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 20% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 80% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 50% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

New hotels/motels shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 40% of units with parking spaces shall be provided with a Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 20% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Livermore EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum  Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Hotels/Motels buildings shall include 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

ADU's without additional parking facilitie.

If construction costs would increase by an average of: $400 per parking space for affordable housing and non-profit organizations serving low income
and underserved communities; or $4,500 per parking space for all other use.

Los Altos EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with less than 20 dwelling units shall include 25% of units with Level 2 EVCS and the remaining units with Level 2 EV-Ready.

New multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with greater than 20 dwelling units shall include 25% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS and the remaining units with Level 2 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office and institutional buildings with more than 9 spaces shall include 50% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 20% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential office and institutional buildings with more than 9 spaces shall include 6% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 5% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready.

Los Gatos EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: parking additions or electrical panel upgrades must have reserved breaker spaces and electrical capacity for future EV charging.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Hotels/Motels buildings shall include 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities and without electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

Menlo Park EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 1 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Additions/Alterations: shall provide EV spaces as required by Table 5.105.5.1

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 1 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Additions/Alterations: shall provide EV spaces as required by Table 5.105.5.1

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

Millbrae EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings with less than 20 dwelling units shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space per unit.

New multifamily buildings with greater than 20 dwelling units shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space for the first 20 units, provide 25% of units beyond that with a Level 2 EV-Ready space, AND remaining units with one Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Affordable Housing: provide 10% of units with a Level 2 EV-Ready space, AND remaining units with one Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential office with more than 10 spaces shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 30% of spaces EV-Capable.

Other new nonresidential buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 6% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 5% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready.

Milpitas EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 25% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  75% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provide Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

Affordable Housing: New buildings shall provide 5% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  15% of parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space, and remaining spaces 80% Level 1 EV-Ready.

Additions: when new spaces are added; 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

New nonresidential office buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 5% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 20% of spaces EV-Capable

New nonresidential buildings with more than 10 spaces shall include 4% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 3% of spaces EV-Capable. Over 100 spaces; option for one 80kW Fast Charger per 100 spaces.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

Morgan Hill EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions/Alterations: parking additions or electrical panel upgrades must have reserved panel capacity to accommodate parking per requirements of new construction.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions/Alterations: permit valuation exceeding $1,000,000 shall upgrade 30% of spaces to EVCS OR 10% of of retrofit cost shall be spent toward EVCS.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions/Alterations: permit valuation exceeding $1,000,000 shall upgrade 10% of spaces to EVCS OR 10% of of retrofit cost shall be spent toward EVCS.

New hotel/motels shall include 10% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Additions/Alterations: permit valuation exceeding $1,000,000 shall upgrade 10% of spaces to EVCS OR 10% of of retrofit cost shall be spent toward EVCS.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities and without electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

Mountain View EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EVCS parking space and a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: Parking additions or electrical panel upgrades must have reserved breaker spaces and electrical capacity to provide one Level 2 EVCS parking space and a Level 1 EV-Ready.

New multifamily buildings with 3 or more units shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 2 EV-Ready space. A Level 3/DC Fast Charger shall be provided for every fraction of one hundred (100) spaces on site per Table 101.10.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready.

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready.

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 2 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready.

Pacifica EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready and a Level 1 EV-Ready circuit per dwelling.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable. Requirements for Public Parking Lots and Overnight Accommodations.

Residential: Affordable Housing buildings

Palo Alto EV

All new buildings  are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space.

All new multifamily buildings  are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space per unit OR Low power Level 2 receptacle for 60% of spaces, 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE, and 25% of spaces EV-Capable.

New Hotels: At least 10% Level 2 EVSE installed and 30% EV-Ready spaces.

New nonresidential buildings with 10-20 spaces shall provide 20% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE and 20% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential buildings with greater than 20 spaces shall provide 15% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE and 15% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

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Pleasanton EV

All new buildings are required to provide two Level 2 EV-Ready parking spaces; if two spaces are provided.

New multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with less than 20 dwelling units shall include 15% of units with Level 2 EVCS and the remaining units with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready.

Existing multifamily and Hotels/Motels projects with greater than 20 dwelling units who add new parking facilities shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV-Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable. Existing office buildings who add new parking facilities shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV-Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable. Existing buildings who add new parking facilities shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV-Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready.

Accessory Dwelling Units( ADU) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units( JADU) without additional parking facilities and without electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Redwood City EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential Class B office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable

Hotels/Motels buildings shall include 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Capable.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities and without electrical panel upgrade or new panel installation.

Where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space.

San Bruno EV

All new buildings (including ADU's) are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings and hotels/motels with less than 20 dwelling units shall provide 10% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE , 25% of spaces Level 2 EV-Ready, and 30% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New multifamily buildings and hotels/motels with greater than 20 dwelling units shall provide 10% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE, 25% of spaces of Level 2 EV-Ready, 30% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

San Carlos EV

All new buildings (including ADU's) are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Existing buildings who add new parking facilities shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, 10% of spaces Level 1 EV-Ready, and 30% of spaces EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

Hotels/Motels buildings shall include 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Capable.

Where there is no local utility power supply or the local utility is unable to supply adequate power. ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

San Leandro EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready spac.

Affordable Housing: new buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space, and remaining spaces Level 1 EV-Ready.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

San Mateo EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

Affordable Housing: new buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space, and remaining spaces 60% Level 1 EV-Ready.

Existing buildings who add new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 20% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 30% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

All other new nonresidential buildings shall include 10% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 10% of spaces Level 2 EV-Capable.

New multifamily: where additional utility infrastructure costs increase construction costs by $4500 per space. ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

San Rafael EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 15% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  85% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space.

Hotels/Motels buildings shall include 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS,  25% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready, and remaining 10% of spaces with Low Power Level 2 EV-Capable.

Santa Clara EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

For parking spaces not assigned to a dwelling unit: 25% of the unassigned parking space(s) shall be Level 2 EV Ready spaces, 75% of the unassigned space(s) shall be Low Power Level 2 EV Ready spaces.

New multifamily and Hotel/Motel projects with less than 20 dwelling units shall include one parking space per dwelling unit with a Level 2 EV Ready space. All multifamily developments shall include secured bicycle parking with 110v electrical outlets.

New multifamily projects with more than 20 dwelling units shall include one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space for the first 20 dwelling units, and for additional units: 25% of units shall provide one Level 2 EV-Ready space, 75% of units shall provide one Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready space . All multifamily developments shall include secured bicycle parking with 110v electrical outlets.

Hotels/motels projects with more than 20 sleeping units shall include 10% of spaces with Level 2 EVCS. An additional 50% of spaces shall be EV-Capable.

Affordable Housing: new buildings shall provide 10% of units with parking spaces with 1 Level 2 EV-Ready space, and remaining units with one Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New nonresidential buildings shall include 35% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, and 35% of spaces Level 1 EV-Capable.

Santa Monica EV

New multifamily and hotel/motel projects units shall provide 5% of spaces with Level 2 EVSE,  60% of spaces with Level 2 EV-Ready,  and 10% Level 2 EV-Capable.

Existing buildings who add new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with Level 2 EV-Capable.

New office buildings shall provide an additional 20% of Low Power Level 2 EV-Ready spaces.

New nonresidential buildings shall provide EV spaces as required by CALGreen Tier 1 (Table A5.106.5.3.1).

Saratoga EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready and a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 40% of units with parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS.  60% of dwelling units with parking spaces shall be provided with a minimum Level 1 EV-Ready space.

Additions: new parking facilities or electrical systems/lighting shall include 10% of new spaces with EVCS. Existing EV Capable spaces shall be upgraded to a minimum of Level 1 EV Ready. ALMS requirements.

Sunnyvale EV

All new buildings are required to provide one Level 2 EV-Ready parking space. If a second space is provided; it shall be a Level 1 EV-Ready space.

New multifamily buildings shall provide 30% of units with parking spaces shall be Level 2 EV-Ready.  70% of remaining units shall provide Level 1 EV-Ready spaces.

New Hotels/Motels shall provide 20% of parking with Level 2 EV-Ready spaces. 50% of spaces shall be Level 1 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential office buildings shall include 35% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS and 35% of spaces Level 1 EV-Capable.

New nonresidential buildings shall include 35% of parking spaces with Level 2 EVCS, and 35% of spaces Level 1 EV-Capable. A Level 3 EVCS shall be provided for every 100 spaces.

ADU's and JADU's without additional parking facilities.

This report was prepared for the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program. The program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E®), and Southern California Edison Company under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and in support of the California Energy Commission.

© 2023 Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, and Southern California Edison.
All rights reserved, except that this document may be used, copied, and distributed without modification.

2022 Code Cycle - New Adopted Ordinance Group
Jurisdiction Ord. Type Adopted Date Single Family Multifamily Nonresidential Exceptions Ordinance

This report was prepared for the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program. The program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E®), and Southern California Edison Company under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and in support of the California Energy Commission.

© 2023 Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, and Southern California Edison.
All rights reserved, except that this document may be used, copied, and distributed without modification.

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