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Request for Comments - Solar Program Guide & Checklist and Submittal Requirements for Prescriptive Solar Installations 

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Send us your feedback about solar permits by Monday, October 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM


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A new Solar Program Guide and updated Checklist and Submittal Requirements for Prescriptive Solar Installations are available for review and comment. The deadline for submitting comments is Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. *The comment period is extended to Monday, October 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM. (comment period closed)

Solar Program Guide 

Solar Energy Systems for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings provides guidance on the application and review procedures for obtaining a solar permit for new and existing buildings in the City of Portland. It includes information about the following: 

  • Solar electric and solar water heating systems 

  • Prescriptive Process 

  • Engineered Systems Processes 

  • Plan Submittal Requirements 

Prescriptive Checklist 

The Checklist and Submittal Requirements for Prescriptive Solar Installations is updated to allow more solar installations to qualify for the prescriptive process including hipped roof types. 

Send us your feedback 

Please send your feedback to Meriam Rahali or share your ideas here. (comment period closed)


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