“Now, more than ever, it’s important that we leverage the benefits of solar energy on a more consistent basis in our communities."Dan Ralley, Hilliard Assistant City Manager and Community Development Director
Post an online checklist detailing the required permits, submittals, and steps of your community’s permitting process for small rooftop solar PV.
Train permitting and inspection staff on best practices for permitting solar PV and/or solar and storage systems.
Provide an online process for solar PV permit submission and approval.
Review zoning requirements and identify restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development.
Codify in the zoning ordinance that accessory use solar PV is explicitly allowed by-right in all major zones.