Photovoltaic Systems

Photovoltaic-Install.jpgResidential Installations
General Information
A permit is required for the installation of any solar photovoltaic system that ties into the electrical supply grid.

Submittal requirements
  • Permit/Plan Review Application
  • (2) Copies of a Site Plan showing the location of the system on the roof or yard.
  • Standard plans stamped by a registered State of Arizona engineer or architect.
All components listed above must be submitted with the Building Permit Application. Application packages must be completed and submitted to the Fire, Building & Life Safety at 13601 N. El Mirage Rd, El Mirage, Arizona 85335. Fees are based on the valuation of the project and are due at time of permit issuance.


  • Rough- structural attachments, equipment installation, grounding and bonding.
  • Final- warning signage, electrical clearance
An inspection will be required upon completion of each part of the work. The inspection request line number is 623-876-2979. This is an automated line that is available 24 hours a day. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Any inspection called in before 4:00 p.m. will be made the next business day.

Please contact the Fire, Building & Life Safety at 623-583-7968 for additional information.

Handy Links

AZ Building Officials
AZ Registrar of Contractors
International Code Council
Maricopa County Assessor