Gain Recognition For Your Efforts

By following the roadmap below, your city or county can gain recognition as a Solar Friendly Community. Solar energy is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation and promoting solar use can provide communities with a tangible economic development benefit. Streamlined processes today can yield rewards immediately and in the future.

You can take many routes to earning enough points to win designation as a Solar Friendly Community. The program is designed to be flexible and allow participation by both larger and smaller jurisdictions. Get started today!

Solar Friendly Communities

Denver, Fort Collins, Aurora, Arvada, Lakewood, Lafayette, Carbondale, Nederland, Lyons, Parker, Pikes Peak Regional Building District, Boulder County

12 Best Practices: A Roadmap to
a Solar Friendly Community

Take a trip on the roadmap! Click on each wedge to learn more.


post requirements use a standard permit streamline processes speed up permits cap costs adopt standard licenses offer inspection checklist narrow inspection timeframe require only 1 inspection promote solar rights educate citizens on solar track your solar progress