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The Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure (ECAD) ordinance requires commercial building owners to benchmark and report their energy use rating by June 1st each year. The ordinance applies to commercial buildings 10,000 sf or larger that are located within the Austin city limits and receive electricity from Austin Energy. Benchmarking your commercial building for its energy use not only helps you comply with the City's ECAD ordinance, but it also helps you take key measures to reduce your energy consumption. Your building's energy rating may uncover opportunities to reduce your carbon footprint and save money.
A parking benefity district is an area defined by separate ordinace in which a percentage fo the funds collected from a paid parking space within district is used to fund improvements that promote walking, cycling and public transit use within the district.
Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan, a comprehensive plan designed to achieve Zero Waste in the City of Austin while enhancing the services we provide to this community.