Denver - Solar Access (Colorado)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Colorado
Name Denver - Solar Access
Incentive Type Solar/Wind Access Policy
Applicable Sector Residential, Construction
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Date added to DSIRE 2004-07-29
Last DSIRE Review 2007-06-18

References DSIRE[1]


The City of Denver protects solar access through §59-125, Denver Revised Municipal Code, which prevents excessive height on adjacent properties to the south.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Denver Zoning Ordinance, §59-125

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Michael O'Flaherty
Department City/County of Denver
Division Zoning Permits
Address 201 W. Colfax Avenue Dept 205
Place Denver, Colorado
Zip/Postal Code 80202
Phone (720) 865-3000
Phone 2 (720) 865-2984


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"