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Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Projects (Connecticut)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Fed. Government
General Public/Consumer
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Nonprofit
Residential
Schools
State Government
Tribal Government
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Photovoltaics
Program Info
State 
Connecticut
Program Type 
Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Provider 
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

As of July 2011, Connecticut authorizes municipalities to pass a local ordinance to exempt "Class I" renewable energy projects from paying building permit fees. Class I renewable energy projects include energy derived from solar power, wind power, fuel cells (using renewable or non-renewable fuels), methane gas from landfills, ocean thermal power, wave or tidal power, low-emission advanced renewable energy conversion technologies, certain newer run-of-the-river hydropower facilities not exceeding five megawatts (MW) in capacity, and sustainable biomass facilities. (Emissions limits apply to electricity generated by sustainable biomass facilities.)