5.2.2 Permitting DER in Historic Districts

Newberry, FL Solar Zoning in Historic Districts

Provides that land development regulation administrator may issue a certificate of appropriateness for the installation of solar panels. Solar panels must not damage character-defining features, and must be located on an addition to building.

Breckenridge, CO Solar Zoning for Historic Districts

Allowing for the installation of solar panels only where it will not be detrimental to the character of the historic building; requiring solar panels to be installed in a way so as not to be visible from a public street.

Houston’s Solar Zoning in Historic Districts

Permits construction of solar panels in historic districts on the front part of the roof upon the grant of a certificate of appropriateness. On the rear part of the roof no certificate is needed.