The City of Laurel is proud to be a part of the SolSmart Program and a Designated Sustainable Community in Maryland. As the City continues to grow, the Laurel City Council and I pledge to always work toward sustainable growth and ensure smart solar practices in our Community.” Mayor, Craig A. Moe
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
Allowed solar by-right accessory use in all zones (so solar installations don’t require special permits or hearings)
Cross-trained both inspection and permitting staff on solar PV