Photovoltaic Systems - Solar Panels

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Permitting Checklist

The basic, pre-submittal checklist below contains the minimum information and project plan details required to be submitted to the City of Hallandale Beach when applying to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system (residential or small commercial). The intent of using the checklist is to provide transparent and well-defined information to minimize the number of required revisions and expedite the application and review process.

Required Permits

Residential

  • Electrical
  • Building
  • Zoning

Commercial

  • Electrical
  • Building
  • Zoning

Additional Required Documents

Demonstrated Compliance with the Notice of Commencement

  • If the job is over $2,500 you must demonstrate compliance with the Notice of Commencement. Learn how to do this here.

Construction Drawings (Residential and Commercial)

  • Two (2) copies of signed and sealed plans showing PV array configuration, wiring system, overcurrent protection, inverter, disconnects, required signs, AC connection to building, and attachment details for roof mounted or footing details for ground mounted.

Spec Sheets & Installation Manuals

  • Include specification sheets and installation manuals for all manufactured components including, but not limited to PV modules, inverters, combiner box, disconnects, and mounting system.

Permit Fees

Complete fee information can be found in Section 10-61 of the Hallandale Beach Code of Ordinances. The 2017-2018 Fee Booklet can be reviewed here.

Submission

Submit the Permits via this website or in-person at the Development Services counter at Hallandale Beach City Hall during business hours.

Review Process Timeline

The City of Hallandale Beach Development Services Department is committed to providing timely review of solar PC permit applications. Best efforts are made to review completed one and two-family dwelling solar permit applications within 7 days and commercial/non-residential permit applications in 7 days. The turnaround times are typical, not guaranteed. The City of Hallandale Beach has a staff of dedicated individuals, but workloads, vacations, and sick leave can cause unforeseen delays that may impact turnaround time.

Permit Status

To check your permit status please visit this website.

Permit Expiration

All permits expire six (6) months after date of issues. Failure to start the work authorized by a permit within this six-month period renders the permit invalid and a new permit must be obtained. Once work begins, noticeable progress must continue until completion. All work must be complete within eighteen months (18) months of a permit issue date.

Scheduling an Inspection

To schedule an inspection please call (954) 475-1312.

Contact Information

Email: building_permits@hallandalebeachfl.gov

Phone: (954) 457-1382

Fax: (954) 457-1488

Address: 400 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm