Ordinances amend the Carlsbad Municipal Code. The following ordinances establish new regulations related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative water heating, electric vehicle charging infrastructure and transportation demand management in order to implement the city’s approved Climate Action Plan. The ordinances, which were adopted by the Carlsbad City Council on March 12, 2019, apply to all new and some existing developments. They become effective and enforceable on different dates as noted next to links below.
Below are links to brief summaries of each ordinance, as well as the text of each adopted ordinance and related cost effectiveness studies.
Fact sheets on ordinances for nonresidential buildings