Beginning the evening of Oct. 12, customers will experience a more streamlined process to enable faster processing of solar permit applications.
There will not be a weekly Administrative Appeals Board meeting held during the weeks of November 28 and December 26, 2022.
To help cover the costs of intake, review and approval of building code appeals, and due to the increased complexity of processing appeals (building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and floating structures), the application fees for appeals were increased by the Portland City Council.
New 2021 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code replaces 2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code on Oct. 1
The Oregon Building Codes Division recently adopted the new 2021 Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code (OEESC).
Request for Comments - Solar Program Guide & Checklist and Submittal Requirements for Prescriptive Solar Installations
Send us your feedback about solar permits by Monday, October 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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The Oregon Department of Energy provides residential homeowners with up to a $6,000 tax credit for their 2017 taxes (with credit taken over four years) for the installation of solar energy systems. In order to qualify for this tax credit, individual projects need to have installation completed.
Updated Public notice