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CCPDA - CA Solar Energy Facility Ordinance Working Group (SEFOWG)

Background:  As a follow up to our email survey regarding ordinances drafted in CA by counties for regulating solar/photovoltaic facilities, it is clear that there are a wide variety of standards or no standards being implemented by the 58 counties…this is NOT a good thing. 

Key Issues to be addressed are:

Action:  CCPDA has formed a Committee of a cross section of individuals that are tasked with writing the CA Solar Energy Facility Ordinance (SEFO) that will be available for use by all CA County Planning Directors.

First meeting:  

Meeting Date:  Thursday, May 19, 2011

Meeting Time:  10 am – noon

Goal of First Meeting:  To review several existing County ordinances and chart a course for creating the CMPO

Location:  CA State Association of Counties (CSAC) office, first floor meeting room, 1100 K Street (right across from the State Capitol), Sacramento, CA 95814

View Meeting Documents:  Yolo County Solar Facilities Ordinance 5-3-11San Diego County Solar OrdinanceIssues to Discuss

Conference Call number if you can’t physically make the meeting:  916-445-5476 – no password required (just call in at 10 am)

REQUEST:  If you have an ordinance or know of an ordinance that we should use as a starting point, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ASAP.

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