We believe that SolSmart designation will provide us with important technical assistance and advice that will augment and support our efforts and ultimately lead to an increase in solar power generation across our County, to the benefit of our residents and businesses.”Commissioner Jenny Mongeau, on behalf of the Clay County Board of Commissioners
Created an online permitting checklist, increasing transparency for community members and solar installers.
Reviewed local zoning codes and identified restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development
Allowed solar by-right accessory use in all zones (so solar installations don’t require special permits or hearings)
Cross-trained both inspection and permitting staff on solar PV