Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Acquisition Requirement

Beginning January 1, 2026, the District of Columbia government may only purchase or lease ZEVs when procuring fleet vehicles. Internal combustion engine vehicles that do not have readily available ZEV-equivalent models are exempt from this requirement.

(Reference District of Columbia Code 8-151.09e)

Jurisdiction: District of Columbia

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Oct 7, 2022

Technologies: EVs, Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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