SolSmart Designees


SolSmart Bronze
Population: 13,983
Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2018
  • 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
Through actions such as improving our solar permitting process and our award-winning 400 kW landfill ground mounted solar array, Hutchinson is proud to be a leader in solar planning and is committed to making solar development as easy and routine as possible for our citizens and businesses.
- John Paulson, Project/Environmental/Regulatory Manager