As a condition of approval of a property subdivision parcel map, the City of Sebastopol has the right to ask for dedication of solar easements for the purpose of assuring that each parcel or unit in the subdivision receives sunlight for any solar energy system. Sebastopol also has the right to place restrictions on vegetation or building that would interfere with solar access. These easements can be required as long as they do not reduce allowable densities or the percentage of a lot that can be occupied by a structure according to applicable zoning laws. The easements do not apply to condominium projects subdividing airspace in an existing building.
|Incentive Type:||Solar/Wind Access Policy|
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:||
|Name:||City of Sebastopol Municipal Code, Section 16.36.060|
|Organization:||City of Sebastopol|
7120 Bodega Ave.
Sebastopol CA 95472
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