A Master Electrician is required to apply for the permit.

Solar Panel Application Checklist (150.3 KB)

Ground Level

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:

  1. An electrical permit;
  2. 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
  3. 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:
Solar Alberta

Further Information

Planning and Development Services
Phone: 780-464-8080
Fax: 780-464-8142
Email: planninganddevelopment@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Monday, January 15, 2024
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