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Solar Panels

A Master Electrician is required to apply for the permit.

Solar permit application checklist (152.4 KB)  

Ground Level

Solar panels installed on ground level only require an electrical permit.

Roof Solar Panels

Solar panels installed on a roof require one of the following:

  1. A letter from either the truss manufacturer or a P Engineer stating that trusses are designed to carry the additional loads (only an electrical permit will be required).
  2. If a letter from a truss manufacturer or from a P Engineer cannot be provided, a Building Permit is required, along with the condition that an Engineer's design showing additional support for the truss system be provided. An electrical permit is also required.
  3. Any Solar permit applications received must be reviewed by a Building and Electrical Safety Codes Officer prior to issue of a permit.

Further Information

Planning and Development Services
780-464-8080
PlanningAndDevelopment@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Page ID: 39723