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Small Wind Energy System

A building permit is required for all small wind energy systems. Building permit applications for a small wind energy system shall be accompanied by standard drawings of the wind turbine structure, including the tower, base, and footings. An engineering analysis of the tower and a structural analysis for a building-mounted system showing compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and certified by a licensed professional engineer shall also be submitted.

Application for Zoning Permit Small Wind Energy System Tower
Small Wind Energy Ordinance


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