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has a long history of preserving the environment and most recently
in the application of
sustainable building practices.
In 2003, Calabasas was the first city in the county to adopt a Green
Development Standard. This required certain non-residential
structures to meet standards as specified by the United States Green
In 2010, the City
adopted the 2008 California Green Building Standards Code (CalGreen)
with City amendments.
In 2011, the City
California Green Building
Standards Code (CalGreen).
This edition was a significant update to the previous 2008 Code.
Currently, the City-amended 2010 CalGreen APPLIES TO ALL
CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (NEW OR EXISTING STRUCTURES). (Ordinance
HOW TO COMPLY
WITH THE CALABASAS GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE PROGRAM
ALTERATIONS OR ADDITIONS TO AN
Determine the size
and type of your project. Refer to the
Green Building Points Table
and find the heading that applies: Building, Mechanical, Electrical
or Plumbing. Within the appropriate heading, look for your project
and note which column it falls. The title of the column is the size
of the project: Very Small, Small or Medium.
Identify how many
Green Building Points your project must achieve. Use the following
replacement, water heater)
||(i.e. patio, pool,
||(i.e. addition > 400 SF,
Green Building Measures you will implement to accumulate the
points required points for your project. Refer to
Table 11A for
a checklist of measures and the number of points allocated to
each measure. Pick which measures can be incorporated in your
project. Measures are categorized into six areas:
Planning and Design
Water Efficiency and Conservation
Material Conservation and Resource Efficiency
For Small &
Medium projects which require Plan Review approval:
Proposed Green Building Program Schedule, list the items you
have chosen to implement into your project, including point
values and totals.
Proposed Green Building Program Schedule to either the title
page of your plans or incorporate a separate sheet for plan
check review and approval by the Building and Safety Plan
construction of your project, keep accurate records of your
progress. At final inspection, show how you have complied by
Actual Green Building Program schedule
(including receipts, if applicable) to the inspector.
INSPECTION, submit an “Actual Green Building Program schedule”
showing your building inspector how you have complied (including
receipts, if applicable) with the point totals necessary for
Complete and submit
the applicable 2010 CalGreen Form (Residential or
along with the plans for plan review approval. Copy the form
directly onto the plans.
inspection, provide all the necessary documentation to the building
inspector for verification of compliance.