Designation Level: SolSmart Gold
Year Designated: Silver 2022 / Gold 2023
- Post an online checklist detailing the required permits, submittals, and steps of your community’s permitting process for small rooftop solar PV.
- Train permitting and inspection staff on best practices for permitting solar PV and/or solar and storage systems.
- Post an online statement confirming a three-business day turnaround time for small rooftop solar PV.
- Review zoning requirements and identify restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development.
- Codify in the zoning ordinance that accessory use solar PV is explicitly allowed by-right in all major zones.