Solar Shade Control Act - Public Resources Code
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Section 25982.1 - Solar Collector Notice

(a)  An owner of a building where a solar collector is proposed to be installed may provide written notice by certified mail to a person owning property that may be affected by the requirements of this chapter prior to the installation of the solar collector. If a notice is mailed, the notice shall be mailed no more than 60 days prior to installation of the solar collector and shall read as follows:

SOLAR SHADE CONTROL NOTICE
Under the Solar Shade Control Act (California Public Resources Code §25980 et seq.) a tree or shrub cannot cast a shadow greater than 10 percent of a solar collector absorption area upon that solar collector surface at any one time between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. local standard time if the tree or shrub is placed after installation of a solar collector. The owner of the building where a solar collector is proposed to be installed is providing this written notice to persons owning property that may be affected by the requirements of the act no more than 60 days prior to the installation of a solar collector. The building owner is providing the following information:
Name and address of building owner:
Telephone number of building owner:
Address of building and specific location where a solar collector will be installed (including street number and name, city/county, ZIP Code, and assessor’s book, page, and parcel number):
Installation date of solar collector:
____________________ 
Building Owner, Date

(b) If the owner of the building where a solar collector is proposed to be installed provided the notice pursuant to subdivision (a), and the installation date is later than the date specified in that notice, the later date shall be specified in a subsequent notice to persons receiving the initial notice.

(c)(1)  A transferor of the building where the solar collector is installed may provide a record of persons receiving the notice pursuant to subdivision (a) to a transferee of the building.

 (2) A transferor receiving a notice pursuant to subdivision (a) may provide the notice to a transferee of the property.