When exceeding statewide efficiency standards the California Energy Commission will review the proposed local ordinances. Some cities have already exceeded the 2016 standards that went into effect Jan 1, 2017 with several more pending. You can find approved and pending applications from cities that have decided to exceed the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards at the Energy Commission’s Website.
For questions about the 2016 Standards and program proceeding, contact the Energy Standards Hotline.
For questions regarding Local Ordinances or about applications for a local ordinance to exceed the 2016 Standards, contact:
For questions regarding enforcement of Local Ordinances, contact: