Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Policies for Associations – City of Cambridge

Associations in the City of Cambridge may not prohibit the installation or use of an EV charging station in a homeowner’s designated parking space. Associations may put reasonable restrictions on EV charging stations, but the policies may not significantly increase the cost of the EV charging station or prohibit installation. Homeowners must comply with applicable health and safety codes and architectural standards and engage a licensed installation contractor. The homeowner is responsible for the cost of the installation, operation, maintenance, repair, removal, or replacement of the station, as well as any resulting damage to the EV charging station or surrounding area.

(Reference Session Law Chapter 329, 2022)

Jurisdiction: Massachusetts

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Dec 28, 2022

Technologies: EVs, PHEVs

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