This model ordinance template for solar energy zoning and taxation was developed by the Rhode Island Dept. of Administration, Division of Statewide Planning, and the Office of Energy Resources. It is meant to be voluntary guidance for municipalities considering solar energy systems in Rhode Island. The model language includes provisions for maintaining agricultural viability.
Rhode Island Model Zoning and Taxation Ordinance for Solar
Current as of
February 28, 2019
Model Solar Ordinances