Kent County, MD, Renewable Energy Task Force White Paper

Kent County, MD

http://www.kentcounty.com/images/pdf/planning/RETF_WHITE_PAPER_Final.pdf

Solar Energy

This task force white paper discusses various issues and potential concerns around solar energy systems and provides recommendations for proposed zoning text amendments. The paper offers proposed land use ordinance language for small and large solar energy systems in various districts. These provisions address setbacks, screening, height, tree protection, view protection, and glare (pp. 16-18).


Topic: Energy
Tool Type: Model Development Regulations or Plan Policy Statements
Solar Practice: Supports Accessory Solar Energy Use
Supports Primary Solar Energy Use
Addresses Competing Priorities
Type of Place: County
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Jurisdiction: County
Population Range: <25K
Population Density: <1,000/square mile
Region: South Atlantic
Taxonomy Master Topics: Solar Energy Policy