Phoenix City - Municipal Code 232 Residential Solar PV System Permit

August 16, 2023


The City of Phoenix offers permitting plans for solar PV. The specifics of the permitting plans can be found in the city’s application found here. For all the options below the existing electric service is to remain and the installer must be present for the inspection.

  • Option A - Over-the-Counter Review : $600 Plan Review and 3 Inspections
  • Option B - Over-the-Counter Review : $450 Plan Review and 2 Inspections
  • Option C - No Plan Review : $375 Administrative Fee and 2 Inspections
  • Option D - Over-the-Counter Review : $300 Plan Review and 1 Inspection

Further, the City of Phoenix Planning and Development Department has launched the SolarAPP Pilot program which is available to pre-approved contractors. The third-party software can be used to verify code compliance for residential photovoltaic projects. Visit the website here for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics


Name: Municipal Code 232


Name: Planning & Zoning
Address: 200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 262-7131

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.