(10)   Green Building or Site. 628
(a)   Criteria.
(.1)   The applicant has submitted documentation sealed by a LEED-AP professional confirming that the building or site has been designed for certification at the LEED Platinum or Gold levels, or certification by an equivalent green building or neighborhood development rating system as approved by the Commission, and that preliminary review of project design and elements confirm that it will earn enough points to be certified at that level by an appropriate certifying agency.
(.2)   The property owner has signed an agreement with the City confirming that the building or site will complete the certification and commissioning process at the LEED Platinum or Gold level, or through an equivalent green building or neighborhood development rating system as approved by the Commission, and that if the building or site fails to be commissioned at the level for which the bonus has been awarded, the applicant will either: 628.1
(.a)   Make improvements to the design, equipment, or operation until commissioned at that level, or
(.b)   Be in violation of this Zoning Code and subject to those penalties provided in § 14-306 (Enforcement) and the agreement. 628.2
(b)   Bonus Floor Area or Building Height. 629
The additional gross floor area or building height earned for a certified green building is:
 
Level of LEED Certification
Additional Gross Floor Area, as Percentage of Lot Area
Additional Building Height
CMX-3 as provided in
§ 14-702(2)(c)
CMX-4
CMX-5
/CDO
/ECO
Gold
50%
100%
200%
24 ft.
24 ft.
Platinum
100%
200%
400%
36 ft.
36 ft.
 

 

Notes

628
   Amended, Bill No. 130274 (approved June 25, 2013).
628.1
   Amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
628.2
   Amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
629
   Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013); amended, Bill No. 140519-AAA (approved October 27, 2015); amended, Bill No. 150505 (approved December 1, 2015).