Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Permits

City of Solana Beach Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Systems Expedited Review

Effective September 30, 2015, Solana Beach implemented the California State Assembly Bill (AB) 2188 guidelines for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV), solar water heating (WH) and solar pool heating (PH) installations. Pursuant to AB 2188 and the Solana Beach Municipal Code, qualifying installations utilizing our Permit Application, Checklists and Plan Information Bulletins will be expedited for plan review and inspections.

For further information on the guidelines, please contact Building Services at (858) 720-4450. Please follow the detailed instructions below carefully:

  • To see if our rooftop solar PV system is eligible and qualifies for expedited review, please read the following handouts before you proceed to print out and submit your application.
  • If your rooftop solar PV system qualifies for expedited review you may submit the Building Permit Application to  to begin the process.
  • Payment is due at the time of permit issuance.

Contact Us

Building Services (858) 720-4450