City of Chamblee - LEED Requirement for Public and Commercial Buildings (Georgia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Georgia
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
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Local
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


References DSIRE[1]


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.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Chamblee Development Department
Department City of Chamblee
Address 5468 Peachtree Road
Place Chamblee, Georgia
Zip/Postal Code 30341
Phone (770) 986-5010


Website http://www.chambleega.com


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Chamblee City Code, Sec. 93-1
Date Effective 2008-03-18
Date Enacted 2008-03-18

















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"