City of Jacksonville - Sustainable Public Buildings (Florida)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Florida

Name City of Jacksonville - Sustainable Public Buildings
Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

Requirement New city-owned buildings and renovated buildings must obtain sustainable building certification

Date added to DSIRE 2010-11-05
Last DSIRE Review 2012-09-21

References DSIRE[1]


In 2009, the Jacksonville City Office of Sustainability Initiatives announced the creation of the Sustainable Building Program. As part of the program, all new city-owned buildings must meet nationally recognized certification standards. In addition, in city-owned buildings where renovations are being made to more than 50% of the total building square footage, renovations must meet sustainable building certification standards. The buildings must be certified by LEED, Green Globes, or Florida Green Building Coalition. The Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board is also permitted to adopt an alternative sustainable building certification system.

Any program participant seeking sustainable building certification through the City of Jacksonville can seek a refund of certification expenses, sustainable project designation and fast track development review.


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

Authority 1: 2009-211-E.docx Ordinance 2009-211 E

Date Enacted 2009-04-14

Authority 2: Title VIII Chapter 327

Date Enacted 2009-04-14

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


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