The workshop will cover information on current solar topics, including relevant property tax topics related to solar development including Real Property Tax Section 487 and PILOTS and agricultural assessments. Participants will learn about public engagement techniques for developing solar policies, the legal process in plan making, and nationally accepted best practices and common features found in comprehensive and other local plans. This workshop will also review strategies and best practices for developing a clear, comprehensive, and enforceable solar permitting and regulatory framework. Policymakers who complete this course are eligible to receive complementary one-on-one technical support in designing and implementing smart solar policy in their local jurisdiction. Pizza will be provided.
Presenter: Jessica Bacher, Pace Land Use Law Center, Pace University Law School
Course Credits: This course will qualify for 2.5 credit hours toward meeting the NY State mandatory training requirement for local planning and zoning board officials. Attendance certificates will be available.
Fee: This training is $5 for the Pizza which will be provided. Fee will be collected at the door.
For Questions Contact: Regina Connelly, Ontario County Planning Department, Phone: 585-396-4453, Fax: (585) 393-2960, firstname.lastname@example.org