SLO County SolarApp+

* SolarAPP+ is currently in a pilot mode and access is limited. It will be fully released to all qualified contractors in June 2023!

1. Eligibility to use SolarAPP+

  • Main Dwelling Rooftop, Permitted, Residential structures only.
  • No Ballasted Systems.
  • NOT located in a county flood zone. Click here to search for APNs that are located in flood zones and ineligible for SolarApp+.
  • Located in San Luis Obispo County and not under any city jurisdiction.
  • Must be a licensed contractor that has previously registered with SolarAPP+
  • Permit Runners are not allowed to request SolarAPP+ permits.
  • For a full list of requirements, please click here.

2. Submit for Automated Review Through SolarAPP+

  • Submit your design to .
  • Click Login or Register to get started.                                                                                 
  • A $25 processing fee will be charged by the SolarAPP+ website. 
  • Click here for a demonstration on SolarAPP+

3. Apply for Permit                                                           

  • Apply for your permit .
  • Click Apply
  • Click Construction Permits
  • Search for SolarAPP+
  • Provide your SolarAPP+ approval ID number and upload your plans and SolarAPP+ documents

4. Getting an Inspection

  • Click here for instructions on how to schedule an inspection once your project is complete.

Frequently Asked Questions


Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services

Preview of Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services (CSS Portal)

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