One of the most frequent hesitations homeowners have when making a decision to install solar for their swimming pools is how their HOA is going to react. In Nevada there is a law that protects homeowners against the intrusion of HOA’s when it comes to solar. The NRS 278.0208 states that a “governing body shall not adopt any regulation or take action that prohibits or unreasonably restricts the owner of real property from using a system for obtaining solar or wind energy on his or her property.” Read in Full
Many local news authorities have written articles explaining the rights homeowners have when it comes to installing solar at their residence. In an article containing questions and answers published by the Review Journal titled HOA cannot ‘unreasonably restrict’ use of solar, wind technology a short explanation of the above mentioned law is provided. It also elaborates on how HOA’s are required to function and keep records.
If you have any questions about installing solar on your home, and how to go about gaining your HOA’s approval, Suntopia can help.