Alternative Energy Source

For the installation of a solar panel or alternative energy source, see below for permit submittal requirements and for general construction information.

Application Requirements

Application Fees & Deposits

  • Building Construction and Inspection Fee - $130
  • Permit Application Deposit - $60 (Due at time of permit application submission)
  • Additional fees may apply at time of permit pick-up

Drawing Requirements (To Be Submitted With Permit Application)

  • Alternative Energy Source specifications and diagrams from the manufacturer/installer - 2 copies
  • For structure mounted alternative energy source components, State of Illinois Licensed Design Professional assessment - 2 copies
  • Plat of Survey (indicate location of the alternative energy source with dimensions to property lines) - 2 copies
  • Roof plan with layout of panels to scale and incorporating setbacks per 2012 IFC 605.11.3 - 2 copies
  • Building/roof section graphic indicating height of panels from ridge and/or grade - 2 copies

Required Inspections

  • Electrical Rough-In
  • Plumbing/Mechanical Rough-In (If applicable)
  • Final Inspection