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Green Building

Community Development Awarded SolSmart’s Highest Award - Gold!

The Community Development Department was recognized by SolSmart for its engagement in the SolSmart program by making it faster, cheaper and easier to go solar.  In addition, SolSmart wanted to honor the department for its hard work and leadership to reduce soft costs and barriers to going solar.  The solar application process is streamlined, making it lucrative for residents to add solar to their property.

CALGreen Mandatory Measures for Construction

Solar for Residential Construction Minimum Requirements

Construction and Demolition Debris Requirements

Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop Permits

Energy Items for Permit Fee Waiver Program

LEED Certified Projects in the City of Huntington Beach

Green Building Tips


Did you know?


The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.

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