HB 4553

Removing All Zoning Restrictions on Exempt Wholesale Power Producers

This bill amends the statutory structure of zoning regulation in the state as it relates to non-utility wholesale electric power generators, such as wind and solar installations. It declares that these power generation facilities are "permitted uses" in any zoning district.

ISSUES: Development

CWV Position: Opposes

Status: Introduced 2/3/22; referred to Judiciary committee; substitute bill passed out of committee 2/14/22; placed on House calendar 2/15/22; passed House 3/1/22; referred to Senate Energy, Industry and Mining committee 3/2/22