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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2009

Must comply with environmental laws

MPR1 | Required

Requirements

New Construction, Core & Shell, Schools, Commercial Interiors, Retail – New Construction, Retail – Commercial Interiors, Healthcare

The LEED project building or space, all other real property within the LEED project boundary, and all project work must comply with applicable federal, state, and local building-related environmental laws and regulations in place where the project is located. This condition must be satisfied from the date of LEED project registration or the commencement of schematic design, whichever comes first, up and until the date that the building receives a certificate of occupancy or similar official indication that it is fit and ready for use.

Existing Buildings: O&M

The LEED project building, all other real property within the LEED project boundary, any project work, and all normal building operations occurring within the LEED project building and the LEED project boundary must comply with applicable federal, state, and local building-related environmental laws and regulations in place where the project is located. This condition must be satisfied from the commencement of the LEED project’s initial LEED-EB: O&M performance period through the expiration date of the LEED Certification.

All rating systems

A lapse in a project’s compliance with a building-related environmental law or regulation that results from an unforeseen and unavoidable circumstance shall not necessarily result in non-compliance with this MPR. Such lapses shall be excused so long as they are remediated as soon as feasibly possible.

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