Sample ordinances and resolutions

We want to provide you with the tools you need to advocate for solar in Florida. Read more in this blog about why it’s important for homeowners to engage with their local governments to support better solar policies, and how it’s working across the Sunshine State.

This page includes example ordinances and resolutions that you can use as a starting point for presenting in your own community!

Miami-Dade County Solar Co-op Resolution

This resolution supporting the concept of solar co-ops and advocating for in-kind support for informational sessions was presented to the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners and accepted. Download a PDF version of this resolution.


City of South Miami Commission Ordinances

This ordinance removing city building fees relating to solar panel installation was presented by a homeowner and accepted. Download a PDF version of the ordinance.



This ordinance adding solar requirements to new construction was presented by a homeowner to Miami Shores and accepted as is. Download a Word Document version that you can customize as needed.



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