The Kansas City municipal government in recent years has revised its development code and simplified its permitting process, making it easier for solar installers to get city approvals.
The Kansas City municipal government in recent years has revised its development code and simplified its permitting process, making it easier for solar installers to get city approvals. File photo
The Kansas City municipal government in recent years has revised its development code and simplified its permitting process, making it easier for solar installers to get city approvals. File photo

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