Monroe County, PA, Model Ordinance for On-site Usage of Solar Energy Systems

By: Monroe County

Solar Energy

The model ordinance was created for municipalities within Monroe County, PA. It defines mechanical equipment, solar access, solar energy systems, and solar glare (Sec. 1), states when the ordinance is applicable (Sec. 2), and permits solar energy systems as an accessory to permitted, conditional, and special exception uses in any zoning district subject to certain criteria (Sec. 3).

Monroe, PA

2010 Population: 169,842

2010 Population Density: 279.21/square mile