Green Building Ordinance (Palo Alto, CA 2008)

State: 
California
City: 
Palo Alto
Enacted: 
2008
Summary: 

Palo Alto's mandatory program addresses residential and non-residential projects. Residential projects achieve Build it Green/Green Points Certification and are certified by Build it Green/Green Points Rater, or verified by the city, depending on project size. Non-residential projects must achieve LEED certification; smaller projects are verified by the city, larger must be registered and verified with USGBC.

Model Policy Category: 
Green Building