Accela Citizen Access Portal 

Accela Citizen Access

The Accela Citizen Access (ACA) portal, which will provide 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 solar permit  for automated plan review.

Before applying for an automated solar plan review and solar permit, projects must follow certain requirements outlined in the Eligibility Checklist. Only projects that conform to this list are eligible to use the automated SolarAPP+ portal for instant permitting. All other solar photovoltaic information.

Panel upgrades and panel de-rates require a separate application, permit and fees. Only Electrical C-10 licensed contractors may obtain panel upgrade permits. Submit to Email.

  1. Submit for automated review through SolarAPP+
    • To start using SolarAPP+, register and submit your design to through the SolarAPP+ Webpage.
    • A processing fee will be charged by SolarAPP+. Download the approved plans. 
  2. Apply for Solar Permit
  3. Inspection
  4. Revisions 

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

For any solar questions email

All other solar photovoltaic information.