The California legislature has made it clear: Anti-solar covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) are generally prohibited. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t possible limitations on homeowners going solar.
Many condo complexes and buildings are governed by owner-members of the community. These folks often have little or no legal background and can get themselves into trouble when they get sued for personal injury or property damage within the development. To avoid having to unravel a disaster, counsel for these developments should arm the association management with some basic steps to take when slapped with a suit.