I am proud of the dedication and hard work it took for staff to obtain the Bronze designation for Denton. Our city has made a commitment to renewable energy and sustainable practices and this award shows how we are making that commitment a reality." Denton Municipal Electric General Manager George Morrow
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