SOLAR PERMITTING Process Changes

DCRA is piloting two process changes (involving zoning and neighbor notifications) that promises to reduce the time it takes to permit solar systems in the District. See the notification below for details of the roll-out; the form is provided to apply for zoning self-certification:

  • Solar Permitting Pilot Notification (PDF)
  • Solar Zoning Self-Certification Application (PDF)

Solar Permitting & Inspections

For guidance on DCRA solar permitting and inspections, including solar permitting fees, download the following guidelines.

  • Solar Permitting Guidelines (PDF)

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