Search within This 18.4.8.050 Solar Orientation Standards This section is included in your selections. Land divisions which create lots in residential zones shall meet the following solar orientation standards. A. Street and Lot Orientation. Where the site and location permit, layout new streets as close as possible to a north-south and east-west axis so that lots and buildings within the street network have south facing sides for maximum solar access. B. Building Orientation. Where the site and location permit, orient buildings so that the long sides of the structure face north and south.