Solar Panels

A Master Electrician is required to apply for the permit.

Solar Panel Application Checklist (53.3 KB)

Ground Level

Solar panels installed on ground level only require 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

Last updated: Friday, March 26, 2021
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