AGENDA ITEM 22
February 11,2014
Public Hearing
MEMORANDUM
TO:
FROM:
Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee
~ichael
Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
.~manda
Mihill, Legislative Attorney
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Public Hearing:
Bill 11-14, Buildings - Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Permits - Expedited Review
SUBJECT:
Bill 11-14, Buildings - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permits - Expedited Review,
sponsored by Councilmembers Berliner, Floreen, and Riemer, Council Vice President Leventhal,
and Councilmembers EIrich, Andrews, Navarro, and Council President Craig Rice, was
introduced on January 28, 2014. A Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment
Committee worksession is tentatively scheduled for February 26,2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Bill 11-14 would require the Department of Permitting Services to implement an expedited
review process for permits to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and require the
Department to charge reduced fees for those permits. Electric vehicle charging stations will be
more common and necessary as EV usage increases.
Councilmember Berliner explained the purpose of this Bill in his January 14
memorandum describing his proposed energy/environmental package. See ©20 of Bill 2-14,
Agenda Item 13.
The Fiscal and Economic Impact statement for this Bill will be transmitted after March
17
(see ©4).
This packet contains:
Bill 11-14
Legislative Request Report
OMB and Finance Memo
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Bill No.
11-14
Concerning: Buildings - Electric Vehicle
Charging Station Permits - Expedited
Review
Draft No. 1
Revised:
111712013
Introduced:
January 28, 2014
Expires:
July 28,2015
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date:
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Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Berliner, Floreen, and Riemer, Council Vice President Leventhal, and
Councilmembers EIrich, Andrews, and Navarro
AN
ACT to:
(1)
(2)
(2)
require the Department of Pennitting Services to implement an expedited review
process for permits to install electric vehicle charging stations;
require the Department to charge reduced fees for pennits to install electric vehicle
charging stations; and
generally amend County law regarding building pennits.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 8, Buildings
Section
8-24C
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Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
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Existing law unaffocted by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Bill No. 11-14
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Sec. 1. Section 8-24C is added as follows:
8-24C. Expedited review process for !!.!!. electric vehicle charging station.
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The Department must adopt an expedited review process for each permit to
install an electric vehicle charging station. The application fee for each permit to
install an electric vehicle charging station must not exceed half the amount the
Department charges for
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similar permit.
Approved:
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Rice~ President~
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Craig
L.
County Council
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 11-14
Buildings
-
Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permits
DESCRIPTION:
Expedite Review
Would require the Department of Permitting Services to implement an
expedited review process for permits to install electric vehicle (EV)
charging stations, and to charge reduced fees for those permits.
EV charging stations will be more common and necessary as EV
usage increases, but obtaining a building permit can be subject to a
long and costly permitting process.
To create an expedited and less costly permitting process for EV
charging stations.
Department of Permitting Services
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To
be
researched.
Amanda Mihill, 240-777-7815
To be researched.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
Not applicable.
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ROCKVILLE, i\;lARYLAND
.MEMORANDUM
Fcbnaary 5, 2014
TO:
Craig Rice, )r'sident, County Council
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Joseph F.
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management an
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udget
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partmcnt QfFinance
SUBJECTS:
BiH 2- I4,
Envirorm1c{ltal
Sustainnbility - Buildings··· Benchmarking
BiII 3-
J
4, Buildings ..... Energy Eft1ciency ..... Energy Standards
Bill 4-14, Street and Roads .... County Street Lights
Bill 5-14, Environmental Sustainability·· Social Cost of Carbon Assessments
Bi!! 6-14,
Environmental
Sustainability - Office of Sustainability
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Established
Bill 7-14, Contracts and Procurement Certified Green Business
Program
BiIlS-14, Buildings - County Buildings .... Clean Energy Renewable Technology
Bill 9-14, Environmental Sust{Jinability _. Renewable Energy - County Purchase
Bill 10·14, Buildings -
Solar
Perrnits - Expedited Review
Bi II 11-14, Buildings· Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permits -. Expedited
Review
As required
by
Section 2-8\/\ of the County Code, we are inf()rming you that transmittal of
the fiscal and economic impact statements for the above referenced legislation will be delayed
because more time is needed to coordinate with the affected departments,
C()!I~ct
information, and
complete our analysis of the fiscal and economic impacts. While we are not able to conduct the
required detailed analyses at this time, it is clear that a number of these bills could have
signific<lI1t
fiscal impacts.
Due to this year's heavy workload
011
Executive bnmch staff in developing both a full capital
budget and an operating hudg(.'t. r.h..: fiscal and economic st.'ltemcnts will be tnU1srnitted
after March
17,2014.
JAH:fz
cc; Bonnie Kirkland, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer
Lisa. Austin,
Office~
of the County Executive
Joy Nunni. Specia! Assistant to the
County
Executive
Patrick Lacefield, Director, Public Information Office
Marc P.
Hansen, Office of the
County
Attorney
Robert .Hagedoorn,
. Department of Finance
David
Platt
Department of Finance
Alex
Espinosa,
Office of
l'vtanagement
and Budget
Mary Beck, Office of Management and Budget
NaecmMia,
Office
ofManagernent and
Budget
Felicia
Zhang,
Oflice of
Management
and
Budget