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    • North Port, FL, Unified Land Development Code

      2017
      The city's unified land development code addresses solar access and siting considerations, as well as urban forestry.
      North Port, FL
    • Longmont, CO, Code of Ordinances

      2016
      The city's land development code defines and regulates small-cell wireless and addresses solar, as does its mandatory green building code.
      Longmont, CO
    • Los Alamos County, NM, Code of Ordinances

      2017
      The county's code provides for solar access protections and the keeping of livestock in residential districts.
      Los Alamos County, NM
    • Newark, DE, Code of Ordinances

      2017
      The city's codified ordinances addresses solar energy use and student housing.
      Newark, DE
    • Thornton, CO, Code of Ordinances

      2016
      The city's development code addresses wireless telecommunication facilities in the public rights-of-way and solar energy.
      Thornton, CO
    • Naperville, IL, Code of Ordinances

      2017
      The city's zoning ordinance addresses accessory solar energy systems; the animal control ordinance addresses fowl and livestock as well as beekeeping.
      Naperville, IL
    • Loudoun County, VA, Zoning Ordinance

      2018
      The county's zoning ordinance allows agritourism uses and permits solar panels as accessory uses in residential districts.
      Loudoun County, VA
    • Plantation, FL, Code of Ordinances

      2015
      The city's zoning code permits accessory solar energy systems and includes use-specific standards for multiple types of medical-marijuana-related uses.
      Plantation, FL
    • Kellogg, MN, Municipal Code

      2011
      by: City of Kellogg, MN
      The city's zoning code permits solar energy systems in all districts subject to standards, and establishes a solar access right within a defined space on each residential lot.
      Kellogg, MN
    • Kutztown, PA, Municipal Code

      2017
      by: Borough of Kutztown, PA
      The borough's zoning code permits accessory solar energy systems in all district subject to standards; its subdivision code supports solar access considerations and design.
      Kutztown borough, PA
    • Laurel, MD, Unified Land Development Code

      2018
      by: City of Laurel, MD
      The city's zoning ordinance permits solar energy collection panels as accessory uses in all zones and requires site plan and special exception approval for commercial systems.
      Laurel, MD
    • Lunenburg, MA, Protective Bylaw

      Amended May 2012
      by:
      The town's bylaw permits small-scale solar energy systems by right in all districts subject to standards and large-scale systems are permitted by right in the Solar Overlay District and with special permit approval in all other districts.
      Lunenburg town, MA
    • Lindsborg, KS, City Code

      2017
      by: City of Lindsborg, KS
      The city's subdivision regulations encourage solar orientation and allow for solar skyspace easements.
      Lindsborg, KS
    • Mapleton, UT, Municipal Code

      2017
      by: City of Mapleton, UT
      The city's zoning regulations allow roof-mounted accessory solar energy systems in all districts subject to standards; any solar easements must be privately enforced.
      Mapleton, UT
    • London Grove Township, PA, Township Code

      2017
      by: Township of London Grove
      This ordinance permits accessory rooftop and freestanding solar energy systems by right in all zoning districts.
      London Grove township, PA
    • Lewes, DE, Municipal Code

      2014
      by: City of Lewes, DE
      The city's historic district requirements support the installation of solar panels on structures within the district.
      Lewes, DE
    • Meriden, CT, Municipal Code

      2016
      by: City of Meriden, CT
      The city's zoning code provides supplementary regulations for solar devices, and the city offers tax incentives for solar energy system installation.
      Meriden, CT
    • Merriam, KS, Code of Ordinances

      2018
      by: City of Merriam, Kansas
      The city's zoning code allows solar collection systems in any district but requires conditional use approval.
      Merriam, KS
    • McCall, ID, City Code

      2017
      by: City of McCall, ID
      The city's zoning code incentivizes solar use in PUDs with a 10% density bonus; its subdivision ordinance recommends solar street orientation.
      McCall, ID
    • Mitchell, SD, City Code

      2017
      by:
      The city's zoning code permits ground- and roof-mounted solar energy systems in all districts with a building permit.
      Mitchell, SD
    • Pleasant Garden, NC, Development Ordinance

      2016
      The town's development code permits accessory solar energy systems; its zoning code protects scenic roads through scenic corridor overlay districts.
      Pleasant Garden, NC
    • Dover, NH, City Code

      2016
      by: City of Dover, NH
      The city's zoning regulations protect views from scenic roads and encourage rooftop solar panels in the central business district.
      Dover, NH
    • Boulder County, CO, Land Use Code

      2018
      The land use code includes a view protection overlay district, permits solar energy systems, and authorizes transfer of development rights to preserve agricultural, open space, scenic, and environmental resources.
      Boulder County, CO
    • Rowlett, TX, Code of Ordinances

      Updated March 2018
      The city's subdivision and land development code prohibits homeowners associations from prohibiting or unreasonably restricting the use of solar or wind energy systems through CC&Rs.
      Rowlett, TX
    • San Bruno, CA, Municipal Code

      Updated April 2018
      The city's zoning code permits solar energy systems that comply with regulations, and includes a solar access provision in its public nuisance ordinance.
      San Bruno, CA
    • Royal Oak, MI, Municipal Code

      Updated March 2018
      The city's zoning code permits accessory solar energy systems in all districts subject to standards, and allows commercial solar energy systems as a special land use in the general industrial district.
      Royal Oak, MI
    • Sahuarita, AZ, Town Code

      Updated April 2018
      The town code includes some solar site protections and requires mitigation of solar equipment's visual impacts.
      Sahuarita, AZ
    • Salida, CO, Municipal Code

      Updated March 2018
      The city's land use code encourages solar orientation and solar access protections in single-family subdivisions.
      Salida, CO
    • Salisbury, MA, Town Bylaws

      Updated October 2017
      The town's zoning bylaw promotes the creation of large-scale solar PV installations by providing standards for their installation.
      Salisbury town, MA
    • San Carlos, CA, Municipal Code

      Updated January 2018
      The city's subdivision regulations address solar design requirements, and the zoning code offers a bonus FAR incentive for solar panels and other green building measures in mixed use districts.
      San Carlos, CA
    • San Gabriel, CA, Municipal Code

      Updated December 2017
      The city's building regulations provide installation standards for solar energy collectors, and the zoning regulations support passive solar design opportunities.
      San Gabriel, CA
    • San Miguel County, CO, Land Use Code

      Updated May 2016
      The county's land use code includes design standards and requirements for solar energy in several districts.
      San Miguel County, CO
    • Livermore, CA, Development Code

      Updated September 24, 2018
      This regulation belongs to the Form-Based Zoning, Inclusionary Housing and Solar Energy collections.
    • St. Lucie County, FL, Land Development Code

      Updated May 2018
      The county permits solar energy systems as accessory uses in all districts and allows primary-use solar generation stations as conditional uses in agricultural and utility districts; standards are provided. The county’s zoning code includes a mapped mandatory form-based overlay zone.
    • Park City, UT, Municipal Code

      2018
      This regulation belongs to the Environmentally Sensitive Areas, Inclusionary Housing, Scenic View Protection, and Solar Energy collections.
    • Sheridan, OR, Municipal Code

      Updated July 2018
      The city's development code establishes solar energy collectors and systems as permitted uses in all zones and provides protections from shading of systems by rooftop appurtenances.
    • Sherwood, OR, Code of Ordinances

      Updated June 2018
      The city's zoning code promotes solar access and protections for buildings and sites, and establishes special height limitations for solar energy system equipment in certain districts.
    • South San Francisco, CA, Municipal Code

      Updated October 2018
      The city's zoning ordinance exempts solar panels from height limits; increases in building height within residential and downtown districts must not interfere with solar access to adjacent residences.
    • South Berwick, ME, Town Code

      Updated October 2017
      These subdivision regulations address solar considerations the section on general requirements.
    • Silverthorne, CO, Town Code

      Updated March 2018
      In the town's community development code, landscaping plans may not interfere with neighboring property owners' solar access rights.
    • Santa Fe County, NM, County Code

      Updated July 13, 2018
      This regulation belongs to the Inclusionary Housing and Solar Energy collections.
    • Selma, NC, Code of Ordinances

      Updated February 2017
      These regulations belong to the Solar Energy and Tiny Houses and Micro-Apartments collections.
    • Albany, NY, Municipal Code

      Updated April 2017
      The city's zoning ordinance permits accessory solar energy systems by right in all districts and provides standards for these uses.
    • Mason City, IA, City Code

      Updated December 2018
      by: City of Mason City Cmty Dev Dept
      These regulations belong to the Solar Energy and Wind Energy collections.
    • Story County, IA, Code of Ordinances

      Updated December 2018
      These regulations belong to the Content-Neutral Sign Regulation, Solar Energy, and Wind Energy collections.
    • Iron County, UT, Code of Ordinances

      Updated December 2018
      These regulations belong to the Solar Energy and Wind Energy collections.
    • Lake Oswego, OR, Municipal Code

      Updated March 2018
      The city's community development code belongs to the Downtown Revitalization, Environmentally Sensitive Areas, and Solar Energy collections.
      Lake Oswego, OR
    • Ketchum, ID, Municipal Code

      Updated July 16, 2018
      by: City of Ketchum, ID
      This regulation belongs to the Outdoor Lighting and Solar Energy collections.
    • Mammoth Lakes, CA, Municipal Code

      Updated November 1, 2017
      This regulation belongs to the Outdoor Lighting and Solar Energy collections.
    • Santa Barbara, CA, Land Development Regulations

      Updated September 2018
      The county's Land Use and Development Code includes a section on solar energy systems.

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