These actions help more local homes and businesses to obtain affordable, clean, and reliable electricity through solar. By encouraging solar companies to do business in Fairfax City, we help drive economic development and create local jobs.”City Councilmember Jon Stehle
Created an online permitting checklist, increasing transparency for community members and solar installers.
Reviewed local zoning codes and identified restrictions that intentionally or unintentionally prohibit solar PV development
Created solarize campaign – “Solarize City of Fairfax”
Collaborated with non-profit Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.