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Incentive Programs

The following incentive programs are available to encourage growth in a sustainable development pattern that enhances quality of life in our communities in accordance with adopted General Plan policies.

  • Affordable Housing
    The City of San Diego provides programs and incentives to increase the supply of affordable housing. Following are code sections, Council Policies, Information Bulletins, Applications, Links and other information regarding the City of San Diego's affordable housing requirements.
  • Sustainable Buildings
    The City of San Diego is committed to green and sustainable building practices. Following are links to Council Policies, Information Bulletins, Applications, Municipal Code sections, and other information regarding sustainable policies and the Sustainable Building Expedite Program.
  • Voluntary Accessibility Program (PDF)
    The City of San Diego provides incentives to increase the number of accessible units in the local housing supply. On April 11, 2012, the Coastal Commission unconditionally certified the ordinances (O-20128 and O-19955) for the Voluntary Accessibility Program, which is an incentive program to encourage accessible design in new residential development.
  • Residential Solar Photovoltaic Systems
    Solar Photovoltaics can provide affordable electricity to your residence. For existing San Diego homes and businesses that buy their power from SDG&E, Solar Photovoltaic is a viable and increasingly attractive method of generating power.

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