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2018 Regular Session



Solar Facilities - Siting Standards

Sponsored by:

Delegate Impallaria


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Providing that a solar facility may be allowed only by special exception in certain zones of a local jurisdiction; establishing certain requirements for the application, siting, and operation of a solar facility in certain zones; establishing certain limitations on the siting of a solar facility in certain zones; requiring certain approval to be obtained from certain persons before approval of a certain solar facility in certain zones; prohibiting a solar facility from being located in certain districts or areas; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Impallaria
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Local Government - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alternative Energy Sources
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fire Protection
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Industry and Technology
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Real Property
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Zoning and Planning
Statutes:Article - Land Use
(10-103, 1-401, 7-501 through 7-508)
Article - Public Utilities
(7-207, 7-207.1, 7-207.2)

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March 8, 2018 9:30 A.M.