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Rooftop Solar Ready Construction Guidelines

These voluntary guidelines have been developed for the local governments of the Ohio, Kansas, and Indiana region to share with residential developers, home builders and architects for the design and construction of new residential buildings. The guidelines are intended to alert a developer, architect, or other interested party to the components of building design required to prepare a building for future photovoltaic (PV) solar installation.

Related Criteria

  • PZD-6: Include considerations for active and passive solar in development regulations (e.g. providing guidance for orientation of structures in subdivision regulations).
  • CC-1a: Develop and provide Solar Ready Construction Guidelines for developers to enable lower cost installation of future solar PV installations on buildings within the permitting office and online.
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