Streamline permitting and administrative processes to reduce the soft costs associated with advancing energy efficiency, renewable energy and storage.


EN-7.1 Adjust zoning policies to provide incentives, such as expedited permitting, for energy-efficient practices and renewable energy.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments

EN-7.2 Reform and innovate permitting processes as they relate to renewable energy and energy efficiency, including expanded training, clarifying and making rules more accessible, expediting permitting processes, reducing or eliminating permitting fees and improving the convenience of inspections for property owners and local businesses.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, non-profit organizations, private sector