A. Between September 1 and December 31 of each year, the Director shall notify owners of their obligation to report energy performance information for that calendar year, provided that the failure of the Director to notify any such owner shall not affect the obligation of such owner to report.
B. The Director may exempt a building owner from the requirements of Sections 17.104.040 and 17.104.050 if the building owner submits documentation establishing any of the following:
1. The covered building or areas of the building subject to the requirements of this section have been fully unoccupied during the entire calendar year for which reporting is required;
2. The building is a new construction and the building’s certificate of occupancy was issued during the calendar year for which reporting is required;
3. A demolition permit has been issued for the building during the calendar year for which reporting is required;
4. Due to a special circumstance unique to the building, compliance would cause undue hardship.