§ 6–1451.03a. Electric vehicle make-ready parking spaces in new multi-unit residential and commercial buildings.
(a) For building permits issued after January 1, 2022, all new construction or substantial improvement of commercial buildings and multi-unit buildings that have 3 or more automobile off-road parking spaces shall include electric vehicle make-ready infrastructure to accommodate the future installation of an electric vehicle charging site at least 20% of the parking spaces.
(b) By September 30, 2021, the Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this section, including rules that:
(1) Detail the technical specifications required for the electric vehicle make-ready infrastructure required by subsection (a) of this section; and
(2) Establish standards for a waiver of the requirements of subsection (a) of this section when a property owner demonstrates severe financial hardship.
(c) By September 30, 2021, the Department of Energy and Environment shall establish incentives for owners of commercial buildings and multi-unit buildings to install electric vehicle make-ready infrastructure at a greater percentage of parking spaces than the 20% minimum required by subsection (a) of this section. The Department may establish additional initiatives at any time.