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File #: 20-1445    Version: 1
Type: Environmental & Utility Services Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Updated Natural Gas Infrastructure Prohibition Ordinance.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Supplemental Memorandum, 3. Attachment, 4. Ordinance, 5. Presentation, 6. Letters from the Public 1 of 2, 7. Letters from the Public 2 of 2


Updated Natural Gas Infrastructure Prohibition Ordinance.


Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 17.845 of Title 17 of the San José Municipal Code to amend Sections 17.845.010, 17.845.020, 17.845.030, 17.845.040, 17.845.050, and 17.845.060 and add Section 17.845.045 to prohibit natural gas infrastructure in newly constructed buildings effective on August 1, 2021 to:

(a) Cover all new construction building types;

(b) Add an exception for Hospitals; and

(c) Allow limited exemptions on or before December 31, 2022 for:

 (1) Food Service Establishments; and

 (2) Manufacturing and Industrial Facilities.

CEQA: Categorically Exempt, File No. ER20-202, CEQA Guideline Section 15308 Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment. (Environmental Services/Planning, Building and Code Enforcement)