Penn State Extension to offer Siting and Zoning Considerations for Large-Scale Solar
The Siting and Zoning Considerations for Large-Scale Solar presentation will focus on the
importance of having solar ordinances. Zoning ordinances should define exclusion areas, type of
use, setback, screening, access, decommissioning, and other considerations. Examples of recently
adopted regulations will also be shared.
This webinar is geared toward municipal officials considering creating and adopting zoning
ordinances. Landowners that have been approached for leasing. Business owners that might be
considering installing large solar arrays. The main reference point will be the Municipal Officials’
Guide to Grid-Scale Solar Development in Pennsylvania that Penn State University developed.
This guide will be shared with participants.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, May 18, at noon. The webinar is free, and pre-
registration is required. Register ASAP, as space is limited to 500 participants. Registered
participants will receive a recording. You can register at the following website:
www.bit.ly/solarMay2023. Any questions about this webinar can be directed to Joseph C. Conklin,
Ed.D., at email@example.com.