Under the 2016 California Energy Code, new residential and non-residential developments must be designed to be "solar ready" by providing for a sloar pathway that will enable future solar installations.
Residential Mandatory Requirements
Non-Residential Mandatory Requirements
Solar Ready Home Minimum Requirements
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) published a “Zero-Emission Vehicle Community Readiness Guidebook” which provides helpful information for local governments, residents and businesses. Website: http://opr.ca.gov/docs/ZEV_Guidebook.pdf