Solar PV & ESS

Effective immediately, Residential Solar PV that are less than 15 KWDC and ESS that are 80 KWH (or less) and are installed in a detached garage, shed, or other accessory structure, or installed on the exterior of a structure: no plans are required when the project complies with the provided checklist and they will be issued Over-the-Counter.

If you would like to turn in plans digitally for submission please email the Building Division with PDF copies of all documents required including, but not limited to:

  • Completed Building Permit Application (Commercial specific application)
  • Plans that include: 
    • Title Page
    • Site Plan
    • Structural Calculations
    • Single Line Electrical
    • Attachment Details
    • Footing Details (Ground Mounted Systems)
  • Copies of Cut Sheets (for all equipment being installed)
  • Stormwater Requirements Applicability Checklist (Ground Mounted Systems)

Some projects may require some or all of listed additional documents below and/or additional documents not listed.

  • Electrical Worksheet
  • Owner-Builder Disclosure Form (PDF)
  • HOA Pre-Approval
    • Wet signed letter, or wet signature of approval on site plans (all copies)
  • Contractor Agent Authorization Form

Plan check fees are due at the time of submission regardless of whether it is a physical submission or electronic submission. These can be paid via phone with a credit card or in person. No review of plans will commence without plan check fees paid. The amount due for the plan check will depend on the size of the system and whether it is roof-mounted or ground-mounted.

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