Solar PV Systems and EV Charging Stations

Basic Permit Information


A permit is required for the installation of a solar PV system and an electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) for all residential and commercial buildings.

Submittal Requirements


  • Building Permit Application (PDF)
  • 2 Sets of Plans including:
    1. A Plot Plan showing the location of the solar panels, equipment
    2. Installation guidelines and/or engineered drawings
    3. Panel Load Calculations for EV charging stations
Note: Structural calculations may be required.
 
Plans may be submitted directly to the Building Division via the following link: eric.blomquist@morganhill.ca.gov.

Inspections


  • An Electrical Final inspection is required.
  • A footing inspection and/or underground electrical inspection may also be required if panels or electric vehicle chargers are ground mounted.
 


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