Solar PV Permitting for Residential & Commercial Properties

For information on solar PV permitting for residential & commercial properties, visit the City of Atlanta’s Office of Buildings Solar PV Installation page.


Electric Vehicle Readiness Ordinance

The City of Atlanta requires 20 percent of the spaces in all new commercial and multifamily parking structures be EV ready; it also requires that all new development of residential homes be equipped with the infrastructure needed to install EV charging stations, such as conduit, wiring and electrical capacity.



For permitting information, visit the City of Atlanta’s Office of Buildings homepage


City of Atlanta Alternative Fuel Fleet Conversion Plan

In 2018 with support from the Electrification Coalition, the City of Atlanta drafted the City’s first fuel conversion plan.

EV Readiness Workbook

Check out Atlanta’s EV Readiness Workbook



Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance

If you are looking for information on how to comply with Atlanta’s Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance, visit Atlanta Building Efficiency ( or contact


Atlanta Energy Benchmarking Map Pilot

The Atlanta Energy Benchmarking Map is an ongoing collaborative effort between the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Sustainability & Resilience and City of Atlanta Department of City Planning GIS Team! See it for yourself at:

This map displays:

1) ENERGY STAR Score (higher score the better)

2) Energy Use Intensity (lower value the better)

3) The pink layer displays the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) disadvantaged communities; the highest energy burdened areas of >5%