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City tweaking green building code

Original post made on Oct 8, 2010

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded four years later to include residential. Now the city is planning to change the requirements, at least slightly, in light of the state's new standards.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 8, 2010, 7:04 AM

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Posted by West Side Observer, a resident of Oak Hill
on Oct 8, 2010 at 8:51 am

So, let's see. $40,000 for Green and $125,000 for permits. That makes $165,000 for Pleasanton homes without buying the land or sinking a nail. Not very affordable by state and ABAG standards.

Posted by Bob, a resident of Birdland
on Oct 8, 2010 at 9:49 am

We can only hope that voters figure out that businesses and people can and are leaving California. In fact businesses have and continue to leave the USA. It may make some people feel good to have all these restrictive regualtions. But they are killing our economy and jobs. Need proof, look at the numbers.

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