Solar App+

Solar App+ for Solar Installers


SolarAPP+ Automated Solar Plan Reviews

Before applying for an automated solar plan review and solar permit, projects must follow certain requirements. At this time, SolarAPP+ is designed to provide a code-compliance check for the majority of residential, roof-mounted, retrofit photovoltaic systems. To see which systems are eligible, please refer to the Eligibility Checklists. Only projects that conform to this lists are eligible to use the automated SolarAPP+ portal for instant permitting.

  1. How to Start using SolarApp+
  2. Submit for automated review through SolarAPP+
    • To start using SolarAPP+, log in and submit your design through the SolarAPP+ Webpage.
    • A processing fee from SolarAPP+ and City of Dublin permit fees will be charged.
    • Download the approved plans. 
    • Receive an email within 24 business hours containing the City of Dublin permit number (for example BLDG-2022-XXXXX) needed for scheduling inspections.    
  3. Schedule an Inspection:
    • Inspections are available during normal City business hours and can be requested for morning (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) or afternoon (11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).
    • Please have the City of Dublin permit number (example BLDG-2022-XXXXX), type of inspection requested, address, site contact name and contact phone number.  
    • Option 1: Schedule inspections using the City’s electronic inspections scheduling system.  Online inspections can be scheduled up until 5:00 a.m. the morning of your scheduled inspection.  
    • Option 2: Call in for inspections at (925) 833-6620, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the business day before you would like your inspection.  You must speak to a live person.  Inspection requests will not be accepted by voicemails.
    • Two-hour windows can be given on the day of already scheduled inspections by calling (925) 833-6620 between 7:15 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.