SolSmart Designees


SolSmart Bronze
Population: 51,814
Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2022
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  • 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
  • Provided an online process for permitting submission and approval
  • Provided an online process for scheduling and responding to inspection requests
SolSmart designation is a great step forward for the city...We are working to reduce barriers and provide access to information so more of our residents and businesses can explore their options to go solar.
- Keith Thomas, Harrisonburg Public Works Sustainability and Environmental Manager