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Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Technical Assistance Organization
Woodridge’s designation as a SolSmart Gold community is a testament to our commitment to make it easy for residents and businesses to invest in their community. Easy access to renewable energy makes for a cleaner and greener environment for all of us."
Mayor Gina Cunningham
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
Provided a streamlined permitting pathway for small PV systems
Created a streamlined process to approve certain solar permit applications over the counter