Miami-Dade County - Solar System Permitting

August 17, 2023


Under Miami-Dade's current permitting process PV projects may be permitted by submitting required documents through the Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Plan Status and Application Submittal Portal.

Applicants seeking a permit for a solar PV system in Miami-Dade are required to submit the following items at the time of permit application:

  • A completed Building Permit Application signed and notarized by the property owner and contractor.
  • A completed Electrical Fee sheet signed by the contractor with the Electrical Category 34- Solar Photovoltaic information completed.
  • Plans which contain all drawings and supporting documents in PDF format based on the following guidelines. All documents submitted through the portal must be electronically signed and sealed. Project design professionals need to provide an electronic version of plans that are digitally signed and sealed. For more information on digital signing and sealing, check here.

Applicants wishing to submit plans in paper format will be asses a conversion fee based on the current fee schedule. Conversion fees are required in addition to any other fees prior to submitting documents. Additionally, conversion may add extra time to the review process. Check here for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Thermal Electric
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Solar Pool Heating


Name: County Permitting and Inspection Center
Address: 11805 SW 26th Street
Miami FL 33175
Phone: (786) 315-2000

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.