What basics should I consider when reviewing a permit plan application for a solar PV system?
To verify a permit plan application for a residential rooftop solar PV system, the submitted plan must include at a minimum:
- A site plan showing the location of the array along with the relative location of major components.
- A 1-line electrical diagram that shows PV array configuration, conductors and conduit, overcurrent protection, inverter(s), disconnects, point of utility interconnection.
- Specification sheets showing equipment listing and details for the modules, inverter, racking system, and other components as needed.
- Installation manuals for system equipment and components as needed.
This downloadable job-aid provides a basic checklist of items that should be considered when reviewing a permit plan application for a solar PV system.
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