October 31, 2018
400 Boardman Avenue
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November 8, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Michigan WORKS! Service Center
This workshop is an opportunity for local government officials to learn about steps and considerations for planning and zoning for solar energy development. The workshop will cover:
• The Context of Solar Energy Development, including the new Michigan law and the state of the industry;
• Introduction to Types/Scales of Solar, including Michigan examples;
• Local Government Planning Approaches for Solar, with emphasis on planning for marginal lands first; and
• Zoning Tools and Techniques for Solar, including siting and feasibility concerns.
Preregistration is required. Registration will not be available on-site.
There is a fee of $15 for cancellations after Nov. 1.
Program cost includes handouts and light refreshments.
All instructors are MSU faculty/staff with professional planning experience.
Master Citizen Planners will earn 3 hours of continuing education.