Designation Level: SolSmart Bronze
Year Designated: 2022
In a virtual event on March 17 at Argonne National Laboratory, SolSmart recognized 10 new Chicago-area communities including Westmont for achieving SolSmart designation and making it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar.
- 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