City of Lancaster's Local Ordinance 1020


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
City of Lancaster's Local Ordinance 1020
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Pursuant to public resources code section 25402.1(h)(2) and section 10-106 of title 24 of the CA code of regulations, the city of Lancaster has applied to Energy Commission for a determination that its locally adopted energy efficiency standard, enacted in local ordinance 1020, will require buildings to be designed to consume no more energy than permitted by the 2016 Energy Standards adopted by the Energy Commission. The Energy Commission's Building Standards are set forth in title 24, part 6 of the code of regulations. The ordinance will require installation of solar PV in a newly constructed homes, with an alternative of paying a solar mitigation fee that will contribute to the construction of city-managed renewable resources. Consistent with section 25402.10(h)(20, the Energy Commission found that the city of Lancaster's Ordinance will require the diminution of energy consumption levels permitted by the 2016 Energy Standards.

Contact Information

Warren Bennett
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Require the diminution of energy consumption levels permitted by the 2016 Energy Standards, involves the comparison of the energy savings of the ordinance pursuant to an objective fixed standard, and does not require the exercise of judgement or deliberation on the part of the Energy Commission. Does nothave the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment.

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