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City of Chamblee - LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/26/2014
Program Overview:
State: Georgia
Incentive Type: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, State Government, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Requirement:All private development of 20,000 square feet or greater and all future municipal buildings regardless of size must be LEED certified. Green Globes certification is also allowed in lieu of LEED certification.
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
Chamblee City Code, Sec. 93-1
3/18/2008
3/18/2008
Summary:

In March 2008, the Chamblee City Council voted unanimously to require all private development 20,000 square feet or greater to become LEED certified. Additionally, all future municipal buildings regardless of size must also be LEED certified. Green Globes certification is also allowed in lieu of LEED certification.

Chamblee is the first city in the State of Georgia to mandate LEED certification for private development. In addition to public buildings, this requirement applies to commercial buildings, offices, industrial buildings, multiple residences and senior citizen multiple residences. LEED certification is mandatory for commercial building permit applications received by the City on or after April 1, 2009.


 
Contact:
  Chamblee Development Department
City of Chamblee
5468 Peachtree Road
Chamblee, GA 30341
Phone: (770) 986-5010
Fax: (770) 986-5014
Web Site: https://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=12373
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