To bring the City into substantial compliance with the State requirements of AB 1236 (2015), Fountain Valley has adopted a streamlining ordinance (Title 18, Chapter 18.30) that facilitates the approval process for qualifying EVCS. Applicants planning to install a charging station at an existing building must accurately complete the application checklist in order to be issued all necessary permits.
A completed application form. This permit application may be downloaded here.
All applications must include the following information:
- A site plan and electrical plan with a single line diagram. The site plan must be drawn to scale and include full dimensions and include the following information:
Location, size and use of all structures;
Location of electrical panel for the charging system; and
Type of charging system and mounting
- Electric load calculation worksheet - Additional information based on response to questions in the checklist (see #2 below)
2. Conformance with the eligibility checklist for expedited permitting. Complete and submit the appropriate Eligibility Checklist from the list below for expedited review