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This ordinance adopts the 2012 Edition of the International Green Construction Code of the International Council. The ordinance regulates the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, demolition, use, and maintenance of construction with in the city. The ordinance provides for a penalty not to exceed $2,000
This ordinance adopts the 2009 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code of the International Code Council, Inc. and provides standards and requirements for the design and construction of energy-efficient buildings and spaces within the city. The ordinance also provides for a penalty not to exceed $2,000.
The ordinance amends the Dallas Building code to allow vegetative roofs; requires water use to comply with requirements of Green Built North Texas or with requirements of LEED for Homes; and provides a penalty not to exceed $2,000.
The ordinance establishes a Green Building Program with the goal of being carbon neutral by 2030. The program sets goals to be met in two phases, including: meeting a minimum standard of 15% less energy usage than current minimum standards and requiring high-efficiency installations to meet water reduction goals in phase 1; and requiring all proposed construction to be LEED-certified, implementation of certain water reduction strategies, and certain Energy Star compliance.
This ordinance requires registration for each physically separate credit access business to be obtained annually through application to a designated director and requires the certificate of registration to be conspicuously displayed to the public in the business. This ordinance requires credit access businesses to maintain a complete set of records for each extension of credit. This ordinance requires credit access businesses to obtain proof of income from customers. This ordinance prohibits a credit access business from extending credit to a customer from exceeding 20 percent of a customer's gross monthly income and prohibits a consumer credit business from extending credit in the form of a vehicle title loan in an amount that exceeds three percent of the customers gross annual income or 70 percent of the motor vehicle's retail value. This ordinance prohibits a credit access business from extending credit to be repaid in more than four installments and requires each installment to repay at least 25% of the principal debt. This ordinance prohibits credit access businesses from refinancing a single lump sum repayment more than three times. The ordinance establishes a $500 penalty for violations of this ordinance.