Sharing Success: Emerging Approaches to Efficient Rooftop Solar Permitting

A report reviewing state, regional, and local permitting processes and reforms. It outlines a permitting process, and discusses challenges and benefits related to reducing permitting burdens. Also, it details best practices and demonstrates cities, counties, and states that have implemented them.

Related Criteria

  • PI-2: Train permitting staff on best practices for permitting solar PV and/or solar and storage systems. Training must have occurred in the past five years. (Required for Silver)
  • PI-13: Require no more than two inspections for small rooftop solar PV.
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