City of Palo Alto Local Ordinance No. 5383, section 16.17


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
City of Palo Alto Local Ordinance No. 5383, section 16.17
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The city of Palo Alto has applied to the Energy Commission for a determination that its locally adopted energy efficiency standard, enacted, will require buildings to be designed to consume no more energy than permitted by the Building Energy Efficiency Standards adopted by the Energy Commission. The Energy's Commissions Building Standards are set forth in Title 24, Part 6 of the CCR. The Ordinance will require increased energy efficiency beyond that mandated by the 2016 Standards and/or solar photovoltaic installation in new buildings according to occupancy type. Consistent with PRC Section 25402.10(h)(2), the Energy Commission found that the City of Palo Alto's Ordinance will require the diminution of energy consumption levels permitted by the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

Contact Information
George Hoyt
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (650) 329-2496


Palo Alto
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
It is a ministerial act consistent with Section 15369 of title 14 of the CCR, and is exempt from CEQA Pursuant to PRC Section 21080(b)(1) and Section 15268 of title 14 of the CCR.

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