Green Building Ordinance (Evanston, IL 2008)

State: 
Illinois
City: 
Evanston
Enacted: 
2008
Summary: 

The city of Evanston requires that all commercial, multi-family, and city-owned or city-financed buildings over 10,000 square feet receive a LEED Silver rating or higher. All commercial, multi-family, and city-owned buildings seeking interior renovations must either receive a LEED-Commercial Interiors (CI) certification of Silver or higher or incorporate elements of thec ity of Evanston Sustainable Building Measures for Interior Renovations (ESBMIR). Projects less than 5000 square feet must integrate three ESBMIR measures, projects 5,000 to 20,000 square feet must integrate five measures, and projects over 20,000 square feet must incorporate seven measures.

Model Policy Category: 
Green Building