A Master Electrician is required to apply for the permit.
Solar panels installed on ground level require both a Development Permit and an Electrical Permit.
Roof Solar Panels
Solar panels installed on a roof require the following:
- An electrical permit;
- A building permit along with:
- A letter from either the truss manufacturer or professional engineer (registered with APEGA) stating the roof trusses are designed to carry the additional loads (dead loads, live loads, wind load/uplift); and
- All solar permit applications received must be reviewed by a Building and Electrical Safety Codes Officer prior to issuance of a permit.
This is a link to rebates available to residents for solar installations: