Before applying for an automated solar plan review and solar permit, projects must follow certain requirements. At this time, SolarAPP+ is designed to provide a code-compliance check for the majority of residential, roof-mounted, retrofit photovoltaic systems. To see which systems are eligible, please refer to the Eligibility Checklist. Only projects that conform to this list are eligible to use the automated SolarAPP+ portal for instant permitting.
1. Submit for automated review through SolarAPP+
To start using SolarAPP+, register and submit your design through the SolarAPP+ Webpage.
A processing fee will be charged by SolarAPP+. Download the approved plans.
2. Apply for a San Mateo Permit
Active San Mateo Business License is required. Contractor must also be added to SolarAPP+ program eligibility list. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org request to be added to the program eligibility list.
Go to SolarAPP+ to complete your SolarApp+ approved inspection checklist, which needs to be submitted with the permit request.