Albany, CA, Code of Ordinances

Albany, CA

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solar energy

The city's subdivision regulations establish Solar Access Easements, which allows the city to impose a requirement that subdividers dedicate solar easements for each parcel (Sec. 22-8.10). The Planning and Zoning Commission must specify standards for determining the exact measurements for such easements, as well as any restrictions on vegetation and other obstructions that might block solar access.


Region: Pacific
Population Density: >5,000/square mile
Population Range: <25K
Type of Place: City
Solar Practice: Supports Solar Access Protections
Jurisdiction: County
Municipality
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Regulation
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Tool Type: Development Regulations
Taxonomy Master Topics: Solar Energy Policy
Topic: Energy