OKI is honored and excited to receive the Silver SolSmart designation. Our agency has worked with our member governments over the past few years to develop resources and provide training, to increase deployment of solar energy systems in the greater Cincinnati area.”OKI CEO Mark Policinski
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