National Simplified Residential PV and Energy Storage Permit Guidelines

Related Criteria

  • PI-1: Post an online checklist detailing the required permit(s), submittals, and steps of your community’s permitting process for small rooftop solar PV. (Required for Bronze)
  • PI-2: Train permitting staff on best practices for permitting solar PV and/or solar and storage systems. Training must have occurred in the past five years. (Required for Silver)
  • PI-4: Post an online statement confirming a three-business day turnaround time for small rooftop solar PV. (Required for Gold)
  • PI-5: Distinguish between solar PV systems qualifying for streamlined and standard permit review.
  • PI-7: Adopt a standard solar PV permit application form aligned with best practices (e.g. Solar ABCs).
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