Board Bill Number 163 Votes | Session 2020-2021

EV Ready

Board Bill

This bill will require that construction and renovations governed by the International Residential Code, (Ordinance 70795) provide Electric Vehicle Ready electric supply (EV Ready) in amounts provided by the ordinance, in general, one EV Ready space per dwelling unit with exceptions. The definition of EV Ready for the purpose of this bill is defined as designing and constructing a dwelling in a way that facilitates and optimizes the installation of electric vehicle supply equipment during construction and Level 3 alterations. The ordinance does not require the construction of parking beyond what is required by the Zoning Code. Physical requirements for an EV ready location consist of the following: an adequately sized electrical service supply, conduit and conductor from the electric service panel to a termination point and branch circuit capacity for a 208/240V 50A dual pole circuit breaker. This bill will empower the City of St. Louis to prepare for the future of electric vehicles and the growing demand for electric vehicle charging as the electric vehicle fleet increases. Numerous positive benefits are an outcome of transportation electrification, such as reduced air pollution and carbon emissions, workforce development for electricians and reduced operating costs over the lifetime of the vehicle.

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01/22/2021 Final Passage Vote Results

This board bill was part of a consent vote along with BB 162, BB 163, BB 181

Noes (0)

No "no" votes recorded

Did Not Vote (0)

No "Did Not Vote" votes recorded

Abstain (0)

No aldermen abstained from vote

Present (0)

No "present" votes recorded

Absent (0)

No aldermen absent for vote

Vacant Seat (0)

No vacant seat

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