City of Chamblee - LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings (Georgia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||City of Chamblee - LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Biomass, Daylighting, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Passive Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Small Hydroelectric, Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Wind|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|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.|
|Date added to DSIRE||2008-06-10|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-06-07|
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 Name||Chamblee Development Department|
|Department||City of Chamblee|
|Address||5468 Peachtree Road|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Chamblee City Code, Sec. 93-1|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.