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Post a public statement of solar goals in the form of a SolSmart commitment letter and begin tracking key solar metrics.
Implement permitting best practices to provide solar developers and installers a transparent, efficient, and cost-effective approval processes that also protects your community's valuable staff time.
Planning, Zoning & Development Regulations
Provide maximum siting options for rooftop and ground-mounted solar projects while preserving your community's character and historic resources.
Special Focus Categories
Protect public health and safety while ensuring compliance with state and local codes.
Adopt applicable codes and standards that provide clear guidance on solar installation requirements and solar-ready construction.
Protect the right to sunlight for current and future solar consumers through solar access ordinances or easements.
Discuss and implement your community's goals for solar energy, community solar, net metering, and interconnection with local utility.
Support local solar energy development through public education and engagement efforts, group purchase programs, and participation in state-level solar conversations.
Market Development & Finance Regulations
Lead the way with solar installations on public facilities and grow the local solar market by providing information on, or expanding, local financing options and incentives.
Provide a Solar statement
Answer "We've Done This!" to P1 in Permitting
Answer "We've Done This!" to PZD1a in PZD
At least 20 points in Permitting
At least 20 points in PZD
At least 20 total combined points in all other categories
Fulfill all Bronze designation requirements
Answer "We've Done This!" to PZD2a or PZD2b in PZD
Answer "We've Done This!" to I1 in Inspection
At least 100 total combined points in all categories
Fulfill all Silver designation requirements
Answer "We've Done This!" to P2 in Permitting
Answer "We've Done This!" to PZD2b in PZD
At least 200 total combined points in all categories
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