Washington County - Solar Ordinance (Maryland)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to County|| Washington County, Maryland
|Name||Washington County - Solar Ordinance|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Solar Photovoltaics|
|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.