Yes, the following are not subject to the All-Electric Requirements
- Existing Buildings Not Subject to All-Electric Requirement
The ordinance does not pertain to any additions, alterations or tenant improvements to any existing buildings, including any attached accessory dwelling units. Additionally, it does not preclude anyone from installing natural gas for any existing buildings, including other allowed ancillary uses to existing buildings, such as pools, spas, or other similar outdoor equipment.
- Backup Power
The ordinance does not prohibit the use of emergency backup power sources, such as generators, that may be fossil-fuel operated.
- Vested Rights
The ordinance exempts some development projects that have obtained an approved vesting tentative map, development agreement, or other vested right pursuant to applicable law, prior to the operative date (June 1, 2022) of the ordinance.