Sacramento Streamline: Guide to Solar Energy Permits

This guide has been developed primarily as an overview of The City of Sacramento, California, permit requirements. The City of Sacramento encourages the installation of solar energy systems and has streamlined the review process for solar photovoltaic and water heating projects. All new installations require review for building permits and for interconnection with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD).

Related Criteria

  • PI-9: Exempt or waive fees for residential solar PV permit applications.
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