San Carlos, CA

Greenhouse Gas Fee Study

Request for Proposals: Consultant Services for Greenhouse Gas Fee Study

The City is seeking consultant services to study and quantify the impact of new development on increasing GHG emissions, including new development that uses gas for space heating and/or is exempt from installing rooftop solar, determine an allowable fee that could be levied on new development, and help identify how the City could legally use funds raised through a fee to offset GHG emissions elsewhere in the community. 

This request for proposals (RFP) is to invite all interested and qualified consultants to submit proposals to provide professional services to the City. Once a consultant is selected that best demonstrates competency and experience in conducting similar studies for municipal governments, the City desires to enter into a professional services contract.

Please read the full RFP here and view all attachments below for a full list of submittal requirements. 

Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. P.S.T on Friday, June 23, 2023 with subject, “RFP – Consulting Services for Greenhouse Gas Fee Study” to

Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to by June 16, 2023. All questions and answers will be posted on this page.

Attachment 1. Professional Services Contract

Questions and Answers (last updated June 6, 2023)

1) Is the City able to share the available budget for this project?

Yes, the budget for the project is $50,000.

2) Does the City have a timeline in mind, or are there any deadlines/key dates we should be aware of?

We are targeting for the project to be completed in 6 months.

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