Photovoltaic Permits (Solar)In accordance with the Solar Rights Act, the City of Turlock has adopted an expedited, streamlined process for Solar Photovoltaic installations of 10 kW or less for one and two family dwellings. In order to be eligible for expedited services, applicants shall complete all parts the City’s standard eligibility checklist. Upon completion, applicants may either forward the completed checklist and a building permit application to the building department at email@example.com. Or, submit the same in person at the Building Department counter located at 156 S. Broadway, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Please note that the City’s standard eligibility checklist is not required for all solar photovoltaic installation applications. Applicants are free to supply their own plans and details. However, only residential plans of 10kW or less submitted with a completed eligibility checklist are eligible for expedited service