SolSmart Designees

Village of Palatine

SolSmart Bronze
Population: 67,482
Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2019
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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
"We are honored to receive the SolSmart bronze designation and Special recognition award for our initiative to promote solar energy use within our community. We are committed to streamlining our processes to encourage growth in solar panel installations and to attract solar companies to do business in the Village,
- Harry Spila, Director of Community Services