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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

  • P-2: Post an online statement confirming a three-business day turnaround time for small rooftop solar PV (Required for Gold).
  • P-6: Process small rooftop solar PV permits in 10 business days or fewer.
  • I-2: Require no more than two inspections for accessory use solar PV.
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