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File #: 19-802    Version: 1
Type: Environmental & Utility Services Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action:
Title: Building Reach Code for New Construction.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Presentation, 3. Supplemental Memorandum, 9/12/2019, 4. (a) Revised Ordinance, 5. T & E Attachment A, 9/9/19, 6. T & E Attachment B, 9/9/19, 7. T & E Attachment C, 9/9/19, 8. T & E Attachment D, 9/9/19, 9. T & E Attachment E, 9/9/19, 10. T & E Presentation, 9/9/19, 11. Memorandum from Mayor, Peralez, Diep, Carrasco, Davis, 9/13/2019, 12. Letters from the Public 1, 13. Letters from the Public 2


Building Reach Code for New Construction.


As recommended by the Transportation and Environment Committee on September 9, 2019:

(a) Approve an ordinance amending various sections of Title 24 (Technical Codes) to adopt Provisions of the 2019 California Green Building Standards and California Building Energy Efficiency Standards with certain exceptions, modifications, and additions which serve as a reach code to increase building efficiency, mandate solar readiness, and increase requirements related to electric vehicle charging stations;

(b) Accept findings related to local modifications based upon local geographical, topographical, and climatic conditions and cost effectiveness; and

(c) Authorize the City Manager to submit a reach code submittal package to the California Energy Commission for its approval as required by law.

CEQA: Categorically Exempt, File No. PP19-067, CEQA Guidelines Section 15308, Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment. (Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement/Environmental Services)

[Transportation and Environment Committee referral 9/9/19 (d)3]