Washington County - Solar Ordinance (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland
Applies to County Washington County, Maryland

Name Washington County - Solar Ordinance
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Solar Photovoltaics
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local

Primary Website http://www.washco-md.net/county_attorney/pdf/ZoningOrd_Rev16.pdf

Last Review 2014-09-15


Provides for zoning restrictions on solar energy systems, including (1) six foot setbacks; (2) 20 foot height limitations on freestanding systems; (3) limitations on square feet of freestanding systems to no greater than ½ the footprint of the principle structure or six hundred feet (whichever is greater); (4) providing rooftop systems cannot exceed 12 feet above the roof line.