Chandler, AZ, Code of Ordinances

Updated March 2019

By: City of Chandler

https://library.municode.com/az/chandler/codes/code_of_ordinances

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 Autonomous Vehicles

The city's code of ordinances permits parking reductions and encourages passenger loading zones to accommodate autonomous vehicles. Approval criteria for reduced parking requirements include a parking demand study, passenger loading zones and staging areas, and descriptions of additional approaches to reduce parking demand through AV (§35-1807.5). Additionally, it relates building gross square feet to total number of loading zones and establishes a maximum of 40 percent parking reduction (§35-1808.2.b).

 Solar Energy

The city's code of ordinances includes a section on solar energy systems that supplies definitions of terms. In agricultural and residential districts, ancillary solar energy systems are permitted as accessory uses, and utility-scale systems are allowed with approval of a use permit; the code provides standards for free-standing ancillary systems. In commercial and industrial districts, ancillary solar energy systems are permitted as accessory uses, and utility-scale systems are allowed with approval of a use permit; the regulation provides standards for free-standing ancillary systems. The code of ordinances also provides standards for utility-scale solar systems (§35-2210).

The section on site development plan standards for multifamily projects includes energy conservation measures, such as alternate energy sources, including solar heating offered as standard equipment or as an option (§35-1902.7.g.3).


Chandler, AZ

2010 Population: 236,123

2010 Population Density: 3,665.77/square mile