The purpose of this article is to provide an expedited, streamlined solar permitting process that complies with the Solar Rights Act and AB 2188 (Chapter 521, Statutes 2014, California Government Code section 65850.5) in order to achieve timely and cost-effective installations of small residential rooftop solar energy systems. This article encourages the use of solar systems by removing unreasonable barriers, minimizing costs to property owners and the city and expanding the ability of property owners to install solar energy systems. This article allows the city to achieve these goals while protecting the public health and safety.
(Ord. No. 2892)