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File #: 20-618    Version: 1
Type: Consent Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/26/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Proposed Extension of Natural Gas Infrastructure Prohibition Ordinance and Amendments to Title 24 of the San José Municipal Code Related to Mixed Fuel Buildings.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. (c) Ordinance, 3. Letters from the Public

...Title

Proposed Extension of Natural Gas Infrastructure Prohibition Ordinance and Amendments to Title 24 of the San José Municipal Code Related to Mixed Fuel Buildings.

...Recommendations

(a) Accept the update on staff analysis as to whether or not the City should require electrification for buildings over three stories.

(b) Direct City Manager to return to Council in September 2020 with a natural gas prohibition ordinance amendment to be implemented on June 1, 2021 and covering all building types:

                     (1) Including mid-rise and high-rise multifamily buildings, as supported by cost effectiveness studies, and

                     (2) Exempting restaurants, hospitals, industrial, and manufacturing facilities.

(c) Approve an ordinance amending Section 24.12.300 of Chapter 24.12 of Title 24 of the San José Municipal Code Related to the Reach Code Requirements for Mixed Fuel Buildings to make clerical amendments.

(d) Authorize the City Manager to submit an amended 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 15307 Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment. (Environmental Services/Planning, Building and Code Enforcement)