Use land use plans to increase building energy efficiency

Description: The Housing Element of the El Cerrito, CA General Plan seeks to conserve and improve El Cerrito’s existing housing supply, encourage the development of housing at all income levels to meet regional housing needs and promote energy efficiency.

Goal: Increase energy efficiency of residential buildings

Measurement: Net decrease in energy use and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in new buildings

Time to Implement:


See Goal H5, pages 105 and 119 -121 of the Housing Element of the General Plan

Additional Information:

Buildings and Construction, El Cerrito Municipal Code

Contact Info:

Green Assistant
City of El Cerrito

Sectors(s) Buildings, Transportation & Land Use
Date First Adopted April 21, 2015
Last Updated February 22, 2019
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