Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station Building Standards for Residential Developments

Beginning January 1, 2024, new construction of single-family homes must include at least one EV-capable parking spot.

Beginning January 1, 2025, at least 5% of total parking spaces at newly constructed multi-unit dwellings (MUDs) must have EV charging stations installed. In addition, at least 10% of the total parking spaces at newly constructed MUDs must be EV-capable.

EV-capable parking spaces have electric panel capacity and space for a branch circuit that enables the future installation of EV charging stations. Additional restrictions apply.

(Reference Senate Bill 103, 2023 and Delaware Code Title 16, Chapter 80)

Jurisdiction: Delaware

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Aug 3, 2023

Technologies: EVs, PHEVs

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