Accela Citizen Access 

Accela Citizen Access

The Accela Citizen Access (ACA), provides residents, contractors, developers, and visitors access to some permitting services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is now fully operational. Capabilities of this portal include the following:

  • Searching for building permits
  • Scheduling inspections, view inspection results
  • Submitting and paying for building applications for the following permit types:
    • Commercial Re-Roofs
    • Residential Re-Roofs
    • Residential HVAC Systems
    • Residential Water Heaters
    • Residential Solar Systems, ESS and SolarAPP+ automated permits

All  ACA permits require an application, notarized authorization letter, licensed declaration, along with all corresponding documents. For questions regarding ACA email    

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and Accela citizen access solar permit for automated plan review.

Only projects that conform with SolarApp+ requirements are eligible to use the automated instant permitting. Visit

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1.Submit for automated review through SolarAPP+

2. Apply for Solar Permit.

3. Inspection

  • Solar inspections shall be scheduled through Accela Citizen Access.     
  • Two inspections per solar company can be accommodated per day.
  • Field solar representative shall verify the inspection checklist and signed the document confirming completion prior to inspection. 
  • See how to schedule an inspection
  • Permit, SolarApp+ approved inspection checklist and specifications must be printed for inspection.
  • A reinspection will be applied if work is not ready or if revisions are not completed via SolarApp+. 
  • To cancel inspection the day of send email, or call Building Department (951) 672-6777.

4. Revisions 

Panel upgrades require a separate application, permit and fees. Only Electrical C-10 licensed contractors may obtain panel upgrade permits. Click here to see the requirements for obtaining a panel upgrade permit. 

Find trainings for Solarapp+ and all clean energy resources

    Please see more guides and how to tutorials on the top right menu. 

For any solar questions email

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