Welcome to the City of Calabasas
Building and Safety
Expedited Solar Permitting Program

The goal of this program is to offer a practicable method to help facilitate building permit issuance and inspection approvals for small residential roof-top mounted solar photovoltaic and solar water heating systems, in a manner that is transparent, collaborative, and consistent with other Building and Safety Departments in our region.


Effective September 30, 2015

Email based permits – Complete Steps 1-8

“Start Here”

Eligibility Requirements (Form 2)

Permit Application (Form 3)

Credit Card Authorization (Form 3a)

Standard Plans (please choose one appropriate plan via Forms 4-7)

Structural Criteron (Form 8)

One Building Inspection Process - Photographs
Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Affidavit

How To Submit All Documents

Inspection Requests – Inspection Criterion


Form 1 – Overall process described - In Person Submittals
All expedited solar permit documents combined “Application Package”


California Solar Permitting Guidebook


City of Calabasas © 2017