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U.S. Solar Siting Regulation and Zoning Ordinances

Metadata Updated: July 25, 2023

A machine readable collection of documented solar siting ordinances at the state and local (e.g., county, township) level throughout the United States. The data were compiled based on a locality-by-locality review zoning ordinances after completing an initial review of scholarly legal articles. The citations for each ordinance are included in the spreadsheet.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date June 25, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 25, 2023

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 25, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 25, 2023
Publisher National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Doi 10.25984/1873867
Data First Published 2022-06-30T06:00:00Z
Data Last Modified 2022-08-10T15:22:28Z
Public Access Level public
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