Solar Non-Residential–Building

A Non-Residential Solar permit is required to construct large-scale rooftop or ground mount solar projects. Prior to starting construction you will be required to submit plans and any necessary supporting documentation for review and approval by the County. The plan review process involves verifying compliance with the California Building Codes, San Bernardino County Fire Code, San Bernardino County Development Code, and/or any required laws and regulations.

Other possible requirements related to these permits include, but are not limited to: Planning Review, Grading Permit, Geology Investigation, Geotechnical Report, and/or Fire Department related review and inspections.

Can I apply online? Yes, applications can be found in the EZ Online Permitting Portal


Department Address Phone
Building and Safety

385 N. Arrowhead Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92415

(909) 387-8311

Application Path:

  • Step 1: Navigate to the EZOP Portal
  • Step 2: Click "Building" in the navigation menu.
    building application
  • Step 3: Click the "Create an Application" button.
    create an application button
  • Step 4: Read and accept the disclaimer. Then click the "Continue Application" button.
  • Step 5: Select "Solar Non-Residential" and click "Continue Application" to begin the application.
    Solar Non-Residential Solar Non-Residential permit button
Project Name
Solar Non-Residential
Solar Farm
Solar Panels - Commercial
Solar - Rooftop
Solar - Gound Mount