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Electric Vehicle Charger Giveaway Program

Release Date: 2017-04-10

EV chargers will be provided to the first 270 permitted applicants. While the EV chargers are complimentary, recipients are responsible for any expenses related to completing the electrical work necessary to accommodate the charger, installation, and upkeep of the device, including City permit and inspection fees which start at $148. Long Beach residents who qualify for a free charger are required to complete a Residential Electric Vehicle Charger Checklist, a Development Services Permit Application, and a site plan ensuring proper installation and compliance for eligibility.

The EV charger giveaway is made possible by Mercedes-Benz USA. The KEBA KeContact P20 Level 2 chargers are compatible with a 240-volt electrical source of power, and can deliver a full charge to most electric vehicles in less than six hours.

For more information on the giveaway program or to apply, visit: www.longbeach.gov/Sustainability/Programs/Electric-Vehicle-Charger-Giveaway/.