Solar Facilities Ordinance


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yolo County
Document Title
Solar Facilities Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Ordinance applies to all zoning districts and General Plan designations in the unincorporated area
Document Description
The proposed Yolo County Solar Facilities Ordinance establishes the permitting process, development and design standards, and mitigation requirements for a wide variety of solar facilities. The ordinance requires a graduated review process for small, medium-sized, large, and very large solar energy systems, based on the size of the system (the amount of electricity generated), the zone district where it is to be located, and whether the solar system conforms to a list of design standards.

Contact Information

Eric Parfrey
Agency Name
Yolo County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


State Highways
Hwy 16, 113, I-5, I-80
Watts, County airport
Cache, Putah Creeks

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (ordinance regulating solar facilities)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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