Solar PV Projects

Application Instructions

An applicant for a Residential Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) permit may apply to the City for streamlined permitting by submitting a complete set of professional drawings or by following the Solar Permitting Checklist and filling out one of the four configuration applications below. For more detailed instructions on the streamlined permitting process see the Solar PV Standardized Permit Submittal Instructions.

required Forms

Applicants must submit the Solar-Photovoltaic Notification Form (PDF), which is used to notify the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.


Payment methods accepted by the City of Concord include the following:

  • Credit Cards:
    • American Express
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
  • In Person Payment:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Card

Please submit a completed Credit Card Authorization Form (PDF) if you would like to pay by credit card.


To submit your application documents, please email them to the Building Permit Technicians in PDF format or mail them to:
Attn: Building Permit Technician
1950 Parkside Drive, MS/51
Concord, CA 94519

Once an application for Solar PV has been approved, you will be notified and the permit may be picked up at the above address.


If you have any questions about the permit application or review process, please call 925-671-3107.


Please refer to the Building Division's Inspection Services page for information on calling for inspections and requesting specific time frames for the inspections.