SolSmart Designees


SolSmart Silver
Population: 8,645
Designation Level: SolSmart Silver
Year Designated: 2017
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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
  • 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
The City of Kennedale welcomes and supports the development, idea, and future use of renewable energy sources that offer clean, affordable, and reliable electricity options to the residents of Kennedale.
- Mayor Brian Johnson