Plans to acquire an alternative fuel vehicle or to convert an existing vehicle to an alternative fuel vehicle;
Plans to acquire, construct or install a facility necessary to operate alternative fuel vehicles;
Plans to acquire transit passes for use by individuals specified by the applicant;
Plans to acquire, construct or install a transportation facility;
Plans to acquire a sustainable building practices facility;
Plans to acquire a car sharing facility and operate a car sharing program;
Plans to construct a high-efficiency combined heat and power facility;
Is a homebuilder and plans to construct a homebuilder-installed renewable energy system; or
Is a homebuilder and plans to construct a high-performance home.
A detailed description of the proposed facility and its operation and information showing that the facility will operate as represented in the application and remain in operation for at least five years, unless the director by rule specifies a shorter period of operation.
Information on the amount by which consumption of electricity, petroleum or natural gas by the applicant or the lessee of the applicant’s facility will be reduced, and on the amount of energy that will be produced for sale, as the result of using the facility or, if applicable, information about the expected level of sustainable building practices facility performance.
The projected cost of the facility.
If applicable, a copy of the proposed qualified transit pass contract, transportation services contract or contract for lease of parking spaces for a car sharing facility.
Information on the number and type of jobs that will be created, the number of jobs sustained throughout the construction, installation and operation of the facility and the benefits of the facility with regard to overall economic activity in this state.
Information demonstrating that the proposed facility will comply with applicable state and local laws and regulations and obtain required licenses and permits.
An application for preliminary certification shall be accompanied by a fee established under ORS 469B.164 (Fees for certification). The director may refund all or a portion of the fee if the application for certification is rejected.
The director may allow an applicant to file the preliminary application or a reapplication under subsection (6) of this section after the start of erection, construction, installation or acquisition of the facility if the director finds:
Filing the application before the start of erection, construction, installation or acquisition is inappropriate because special circumstances render filing earlier unreasonable; and
A preliminary certification of a sustainable building practices facility shall be applied for and issued as prescribed by the department by rule.
A preliminary certification shall remain valid for a period of three calendar years after the date the preliminary certification is issued by the director. The director may extend the three-year period for two additional calendar years upon reapplication and submission of the fee required by this section. [Formerly 469.205]