Accela Citizen Access Portal and Solar APP+

ACA and SolarApp+

The Accela Citizen Access (ACA) portal, which will provide residents, contractors, developers, and visitors access to some permitting services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is now fully operational. Capabilities of this portal include the following:

  • Searching for building permits
  • Scheduling inspections, view inspection results
  • Submitting and paying for building applications for the following permit types:
    • Commercial Re-Roofs
    • Residential Re-Roofs
    • Residential HVAC Systems
    • Residential Water Heaters
    • Residential Solar Systems (Via SolarAPP+)

All  ACA permits require an application, notarized authorization letter along with all corresponding documents.

SolarAPP+ Automated Solar Plan Reviews

Before applying for an automated solar plan review and solar permit, projects must follow certain requirements outlined in the Eligibility Checklist. Only projects that conform to this list are eligible to use the automated SolarAPP+ portal for instant permitting. All other solar photovoltaic information. 

Panel upgrades and panel de-rates require a separate application, permit and fees. Only Electrical C-10 licensed contractors may obtain panel upgrade permits.

  1. Submit for automated review through SolarAPP+
    • To start using SolarAPP+, register and submit your design to through the SolarAPP+ Webpage.
    • A processing fee will be charged by SolarAPP+. Download the approved plans. 
  2. Apply for Solar Permit
  3. Inspection
  4. Revisions 

    Please see more guides and how to tutorials on the top right menu. 

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