Renewable Energy and Natural Resources

San Miguel County is in the process of updating the Land Use Code to include regulations regarding solar energy, renewables and major utilities. We are also updating the natural resources regulations, including oil and gas, mining and logging.

Community Meetings

A summary of public comment received at the Community Open House held in Norwood on October 10 is now available.

Solar and Natural Resources OH posters 101023

Check back to see drafts and for meeting dates and times.

San Miguel County currently has a moratorium on all solar and major utility projects. There are no pending land use applications for solar projects.

Solar and Major Utility Moratorium Resolution (PDF)

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