Responsible Solar Siting

Best Practices and Siting Recommendations

Chesapeake Conservancy – Optimal Solar Siting for Maryland
Mass Audubon – Losing Ground: Nature’s Value in a Changing Climate
American Farmland Trust – Solar Siting Guidelines for Farmland
American Battlefield Trust – Siting Solar in Virginia

Zoning/Ordinance Examples

New Hampshire – Model Zoning Ordinance
Rhode Island – Renewable Energy Guidelines
Red Hook, NY – Solar Energy Systems Zoning Local Law
Village of Lyndonville, NY – Local Law 2017-3
For Michigan (created by Kevon Martis) – Draft MI Solar Ordinance

Programs and Resources

Ohio State University Extension Office Resources

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