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File #: 22-0967    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 8/7/2022 In control: Business, Arts, Workforce, & Aviation Services Committee
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/12/2022
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to clarify energy efficiency requirements of existing buildings. Amends Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to clarify energy efficiency requirements of existing buildings. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-17-2022.
Indexes: Lucas Palmisano
Attachments: 1. BR22-0967 CASR_ED clean-up Ordinance Request form, 2. BR22-0967 _ElectrificationOrdinanceAmendment_Council-DRAFT_20220805, 3. Energize Denver clarifying ordinance, council presentation final, 4. CB22-0967_ElectrificationOrdinanceAmendment_Council-20220819, 5. 22-0967 Filed Bill_ElectrificationOrdinanceAmendment_Council-20220819, 6. 22-0967 - signed, 7. 22-0967 For an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code 6 to clarify energy efficiency requirements of existing buildings.
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 8-15-2022

Requesting Agency: Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Katrina Managan
Email Address: Katrina.Managan@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
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These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to clarify energy efficiency requirements of existing buildings.
Amends Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to clarify energy efficiency requirements of existing buildings. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-17-2022.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

This requests the clean-up of a few items in the Energize Denver Ordinance that City Council passed unanimously last November to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from commercial and multifamily buildings 80% by 2040. For details on what Energize Denver is, see the Energize Denver Hub at www.denvergov.org/energizedenver . The following is a detailed explanation of all clean-up changes in the requested ordinance:
- Page 1: Applicability language added narrowing the applicability of the electrification requirements from all existing buildings to only commercial and multifamily existing buildings, as originally intended. Currently the ordinance would als...

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