Chapter 15
CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE*

Sections:

8-15.01    Adoption of the California Green Building Standards Code.

8-15.02    Creation of Green Building Educational Resource Fund.

*    Chapter 15 entitled “Building Conservation Code” added by Ordinance No. 1139-02 C-M, effective September 24, 2002, repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 1227-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008. A new Chapter 15 entitled “Green Building Code” is added by Ordinance No. 1231-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008.

8-15.01 Adoption of the California Green Building Standards Code.

Except as provided herein, the 2019 California Green Building Standards Code (Part 11 of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations) is adopted as the Green Building Standards Code of the City of Watsonville.

(§ 1, Ord. 1231-07 (CM), eff. January 1, 2008, as amended by § 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017, § 1, Ord. 1398-19 (CM), eff. January 1, 2020)

8-15.02 Creation of Green Building Educational Resource Fund.

All permits issued by the City of Watsonville with the exception of sub-trade permits and permits issued in conjunction with a master permit shall be assessed a fee equal to 0.00025 times the overall valuation of the project. Revenues collected shall be maintained by the Finance Department in a revolving Green Building Education Fund and shall be used only for program management, public educational purposes, staff education, publications and local seminars.

(Formerly 8-15.08. § 1, § 1, Ord. 1231-07 (CM), eff. January 1, 2008, as amended by § 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017)