Solar Permit Services

The solar permitting process for installing solar energy systems can be overwhelming because it is not standardized and can involve multiple different agencies. At Avila Solar, we take the guesswork and stress out of the entire process with our solar permit services. We offer a variety of different service packages to fit your needs exactly.

Best Solar Permitting Service

Our solar permitting services include detailed plans that our team designs specifically for your solar energy project, which can then be submitted to your city for permit approval and used to guide you or your contractor during the solar installation. Your permit package will include the following elements:

Depending on your exact project requirements, the following might also be included as necessary:

  • Schematic line drawings
  • Two-dimensional layout drawings
  • Site installation drawings
  • Roof or ground mounting schematics
  • And more

Solar Permit Specialists

Our team of solar permit specialists will work directly with all local, state, or federal entities that are involved in the permitting process in your area to ensure that your solar project is properly permitted. Our permits are guaranteed to be accurate and fully compliant with electrical and building requirements.

Solar Permit Process

Our solar permit process is quite simple: select the package that best describes your needs, submits your payment, and then completes our Design Request Form with your project’s details. If you are pursuing a commercial solar project, you will simply need to fill out our Commercial Design Request Form, and due to the highly variable nature of these projects, we will contact you with a price. Our team of experts will take over from there to procure all necessary permits.

Expedited Solar Permit Process

In a rush? No problem, we offer an expedited solar permit service. For an additional fee, we will have your permits ready to go in just two business days.

100% Money-Back Guarantee

We have been in the solar industry for many years, and we are so confident in our expertise that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee on all of our permitting services. We also offer free revisions and updates to solar permits as needed.

Residential Solar Permit Packages

At Avila Solar, we know that not every residential solar installation project is the same, so we offer several different packages so we can tailor our services to your project. No matter your solar permitting needs, we have an affordable package just for you.

Solar Only Permit Package

This package provides permitting and design services for the installation of solar panels only, without any battery backup systems or utility interconnection. The designs will meet all state, local, and utility requirements.

Solar Permit + Utility Interconnection Package

This package is perfect if you wish to integrate your solar power system into the existing power grid. In this way, you can supplement your energy usage with solar power, and even sell excess power back to the grid if feasible. This is slightly more complex than just a solar panel installation, but our designs will exceed all requirements for permit approval.

Battery Backup Only Package

If you already have a solar energy system in place but wish to install a battery backup system to tide you over in power outages or at night when no solar energy is being collected, this package is for you. We will evaluate your existing system and provide you with detailed plans for a battery backup system that will be compliant with all electrical and building codes.

Solar Permit + Battery Backup Package

Just getting started with your solar energy system? We have you covered. With this package, our team of experts will design both a solar panel installation as well as a backup battery bank. These plans can be submitted to acquire all necessary permits and used as a guide by you or your contractor as you install the system. This package can be used for both on-grid and off-grid systems.

Additional Solar Permit Services

We offer additional solar permit services such as PE certifications and preliminary three-dimensional designs. If you are starting from square one, we can provide detailed designs to help you visualize the project and determine the feasibility. Our team of engineers will review your design and provide Professional Engineering (PE) Electrical Certifications for your project. 

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Commercial Solar Permit Packages

Since commercial solar installation projects vary so widely, our pricing for these types of projects is on a case-by-case basis. Please make sure you add “Commercial Project” to your cart and then checkout normally. We’ll follow up with you to provide you an accurate and customized quote.

Save Time and Money With Avila Solar Permit Services

Avila Solar Permit Services provides 100% guaranteed solar permits or your money back in all 50 states. Our specialists take the guesswork out of the solar permitting streamlining the process so you can move forward with your project quickly saving your company time, money, and stress.

Ordering Solar Permit Services

We offer our clients an online service similar to shopping online.  With just three easy steps, you are on your way to getting your solar permitting package delivered to you.

  1. Select the solar permit services you require below
  2. Purchase your service at checkout.
  3. Submit your project(s) details using our easy online form.
  • 12%

    Solar Permit + Design + Interconnection Package

    $650.00 $575.00

    Avila Solar handles all the paperwork for your Interconnection applications to achieve permission to operate, building and electrical permits on your behalf.

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  • PE Certification


    Our Engineering Partners will review your design and provide Professional Engineering (PE) Electrical Certifications for your solar project.

    Select options
  • 11%

    PV + Battery Backup Package

    $450.00 $400.00

    Avila Solar will complete a Solar +Battery Backup Design Package (On-Grid or Off-Grid) that meets all state, local, and utility requirements.

    Select options
  • SOL CAD PV™ AutoCAD Plugin


    SOL CAD PV™ is an AutoCAD plugin for solar designers looking to save time and money. For 15-Day Free Trial, enter coupon code FREETRIAL15 at checkout.

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  • 15%

    Battery Backup Only Design

    $325.00 $275.00

    Avila Solar will design a complete Battery Backup Design that meets all state, local, and utility electrical and building requirements.

    Add to cart
  • 18%

    PV Only Design

    $275.00 $225.00

    Avila Solar will provide you with a complete Solar PV Design that meets all state, local, and utility electrical and building requirements.

    Add to cart
  • Aurora or Helioscope Shade Report


    Avila Solar will provide you with timely and complete shade and solar report using either Aurora Solar or Helioscope design software.

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  • Commercial Projects Package


    Avila Solar handles all the paperwork for your Interconnection applications to achieve permission to operate, building and electrical permits on your behalf.

    Add to cart

Solar Permitting Service FAQs

Do you need a permit for off-grid solar?

In general, yes. Contact us with your exact project details for an evaluation of the permits necessary.

Do you need a permit for solar panels?

Yes. When installed incorrectly, solar energy systems can cause fire hazards and other dangers. Generally, you will need an electrical permit, a building permit, and a dedicated solar photovoltaic permit.

How do you get a permit for solar panels?

You need to determine which local permitting agency and utility company are the enforcing agencies for your area, and then submit an application for a permit. Or, we at Avila Solar can take the guesswork and headache out of the entire process with our permitting services!

What is the cost of a solar permit?

Our solar permit packages start at $225 for a simple solar permit and increase from there depending on how many elements are included in the permit submission.

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