This acknowledges our current practices of making the permit application process clear and easy to follow and providing online resources for local solar development." Angie Berg, Environmental Services Land Use Division Supervisor
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