This work begins in 2022.
Changes to commercial energy facility regulation at the state level necessitates a review and revision to Chapter 19 of the Land Use and Development Ordinance (LUDO). It is anticipated most of the revisions will focus on changes made to permitting solar facilities (photovoltaic). There will additionally be some new notification requirements for large projects, and some changes to definitions impacting energy facilities.
Staff have also had some citizen interest in making residential solar or other energy projects easier and more cost effective to permit. One idea we are exploring is to no longer require permits for simple roof mounted residential solar panels. We are also interested in your feedback about small, residential wind turbines. Take our poll below to let us know what you think!