Green Policies

Latest Policies

Express Permitting for Solar Roof Installation Now Available October 24, 2016

The installation of solar photovoltaic on a roof of a structure can be simple to complex. There are several items needed when submitting for a solar photovoltaic roof permit to determine that …

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Taking Charge: How Atlanta leads with electric vehicles September 8, 2016

By Stephanie Stuckey Benfield Drive. Charge. Repeat. That’s the commuting routine for many metropolitan Atlanta drivers of electric vehicles. In fact, FleetCarma, an EV fleet management and analytics company, recently named our city …

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Other Policies

ORDINANCE – Car Wash Water Recycling April 18, 2013

An Ordinance to require new conveyor car washes to recycle water; to comply with the requirements of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District’s 2009 Water Supply and Water Conservation Management Plan; …

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RESOLUTION – Funding for Rainwater Capture and Use April 18, 2013

A Resolution requesting the Mayor or her designee to seek funding sources to allow the City to subsidize the purchase of household systems that will allow for the capture and use of …

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ORDINANCE – Potable Rainwater April 18, 2013

A Substitute Ordinance to adopt section entitled Requirements for Rainwater Catchment Systems for SingleFamily Residential Potable Use; to regulate potable rainwater catchment for SingleFamily Residential use; to institute safeguards that ensure potable …

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Electric Vehicle Readiness Task Force April 18, 2013

A Resolution authorizing the creation of a Task Force to explore the City’s Infrastructure Readiness for the eventual use of Electric Vehicles and the related charging stations needed Key Points Embracing alternative …

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ORDINANCE – Atlanta’s Plugin Electric Vehicle Readiness April 18, 2013

A Substitute Ordinance amending the FY 2012 (Intergovernmental Grant Fund) Budget, Department of Executive Offices, by adding to Anticipations and Appropriations in the amount of $58,000.00 for the purpose of receiving a …

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ORDINANCE – Atlanta’s Plugin Electric Vehicle Readiness April 17, 2013

About this Ordinance A Substitute Ordinance amending the FY 2012 (Intergovernmental Grant Fund) Budget, Department of Executive Offices, by adding to Anticipations and Appropriations in the amount of $58,000.00 for the purpose …

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RESOLUTION Expand Curbside Recycling – Compost April 17, 2013

A Resolution in honor of Earth Day, requesting the Mayor to reestablish recycling for City of Atlanta offices, to endorse an expansion of the City’s Curbside Recycling Program, and to initiate a …

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RESOLUTION – Study to Substitute Green Products April 17, 2013

A resolution requesting the bureau of purchasing and real estate to review all products currently being purchased, especially paper products, and identify products where other products with recycled resource content can be …

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POLICY – Deskside Recycling April 17, 2013

Policy establishing deskside recycling at all City facilities, removing deskside trash bins, and providing for centralized trash containers. Key Points The majority of office materials used and disposed of are recyclable Recycling …

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ORDINANCE – Scrap Tire Enforcement April 17, 2013

An Ordinance to introduce a revised scrap tire procedures and requirements ordinance to be inserted into the City Code at Chapter 130 (Solid Waste Management), at Article II and titled Scrap Tire …

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