Resources & Background Material
Adding Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to Existing Residential Buildings
For apartment, condo, and townhome dwellers, strata councils, and property managers looking to install EV charging stations, visit EVCondo.ca
Coming Soon: Technical Guidance Bulletin for New Buildings
City staff are developing a technical guidance bulletin for owners, applicants, designers and builders that outlines requirements for residential parking spaces to feature electrical outlets capable of providing Level 2 electric vehicle charging. For larger buildings, this bulletin will also provide guidance on EV energy management systems for controlling / sharing of electrical load associated with EVs, as well as minimum per parking stall performance level to ensure adequate overnight recharge of vehicles.
New Electric Vehicle Charging Guide for Local Governments
This guide provides resources to support implementation of EV charging infrastructure in new and existing buildings, with a full review of electrical infrastructure configurations applicable for EV charging, such as dedicated circuits, circuit sharing strategies, as well as load management options in buildings.
June 11, 2018 – Council Report: Electrical Vehicle Readiness for new Residential, Commercial and Institutional Buildings, Proposed Approach and Implementation Steps
August 27, 2018 – Council Report: Electrical Vehicle Charging Infrastructure for New Buildings
September 17, 2018 – Public Hearing and Third Reading on Zoning Bylaw and OCP Amendment
October 1, 2018 – Fourth Reading and Adoption of Bylaw Amendments