"Making the decision to switch to solar should be as effortless as possible. I am so proud of this designation for the City of Reno, as it illustrates our commitment to creating diverse job opportunities, while also protecting our environment."Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve
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