Ordinance Requiring Newly Constructed Buildings to be All-Electric

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SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Alameda
Document Title
Ordinance Requiring Newly Constructed Buildings to be All-Electric
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This ordinance requires newly constructed buildings to be all-electric with certain exceptions where installation of infrastructure for electric appliances in mixed fuel buildings is required and provides performance and prescriptive path options for all-electric buildings. Consistent with PRC Section 25402.1(h)(2), the Energy Commission found that the city of City of Alameda’s Ordinance will require the diminution of energy consumption levels permitted by the 2019 Energy Standards.

Contact Information

Danielle Mieler
Agency Name
City of Alameda
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Information
Citywide Ordinance

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
5061(b)(3), 15308, 15183
Reasons for Exemption
This action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3) in that the standards set forth in the ordinance are more protective of the environment than the California Energy Code standards, and there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. As a separate and independent basis, this action is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15308 in that the standards set forth in the ordinance assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement or protection of natural resources and the environment. In addition, CEQA Guidelines section 15183 (Projects Consistent with a Community Plan, General Plan, or Zoning) applies to the project in that the standards set forth in the Ordinance are consistent with the General Plan and the Climate Action and Resiliency Plan.
County Clerk


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