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COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 18
Meeting Date: March
Consideration of a resolution adding a condition to all single-family
tentative subdivision maps to require pre-wiring for electric vehicle
Submitted by: Community
Approved by: Jon
Elam, City Manager
the proposed resolution adding a condition to all single-family tentative
subdivision maps to require pre-wiring for electric vehicle charging.
the City Council Meeting of July 27, 1999 Council directed staff implement
an approach to require all new single-family homes to be built with
facilities for electric vehicle recharging.
discussions with PG&E and the development community, the most economical
method was determined to be pre-wiring, originating at the main service.
There is a second meter setup that is adaptable to existing services
that is designed for electric vehicle charging.
With the appropriate wiring originating in the main service and
terminating in an appropriate location in the garage, the out of pocket
cost to the contractor is in the range of $75.00 to $200.00.
RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ADDING A CONDITION
TO ALL TENITIVE SUBDIVISION MAPS FOR NEW SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
TO REQUIRE PREWIRING FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING FACILITIES
energy is a clean and efficient energy source; and
WHEREAS, the development
of electric vehicles has progressed to a point that they have proven
to be reliable source of transportation; and
powered vehicles operate at a fuel cost of 40% less per mile than conventional
gasoline vehicles; and
the general Plan of the City of Brentwood has established a goal to
create an environment wherein energy resources are efficiently utilized.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
that the City Council of the City of Brentwood adds the following condition
to all residential tentative maps:
new single-family residential units shell be pre wired to the satisfaction
of the City Building Official to accommodate electric vehicle charging
APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the
City Council of the City of Brentwood on March 28, 2000 by the following
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