LADWP - Priority Service for Green Buildings (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name LADWP - Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings
Incentive Type Green Building Incentive
Applicable Sector Construction, Installer/Contractor
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Not Specified
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Start Date 2007-03-06

Program Administrator Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Date added to DSIRE 2011-03-29
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-01
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


In March 2007, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners adopted a policy of expedited permitting for buildings that are designed to meet USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver standards. The policy provides for expedited processes for water and electrical connections for new construction or for building retrofits. When applications are submitted to the LADWP, any projects that meet the LEED silver standard will be labeled "Green Building" and will receive priority treatment. The LADWP will also work with applicants to find other incentives to assist the project. More information is available on the LADWP New Installation web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Efficiency Team
Department Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Address 111 North Hope Street

Place Los Angeles, California
Zip/Postal Code 90051
Phone (213) 367-4134
Phone 2 (213) 367-1342


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

Authority 1: Rules Governing Water and Electric Service
Date Effective 2007-03-06
Date Enacted 2007-03-06

  • 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)"