Solar Panels

Solar Panels

General Information 

A Permit is required for the Construction of new solar panel on roof or the side of the home.  The requirements adopted by the City can be found in the 2018 International Residential Code, 2018 International Building Code, 2023 NEC- National Electrical Code 2018 International Energy Conservation Code 

Submittal Requirements 

Please apply for a solar panel permit through the City’s online permitting system.

Required Documents

  • Construction Plans 
  • Windstorm Engineered Stamp – for the Wind speed of 140mph for 3 sec gust 

 Inspection Requirements

An inspection request must be scheduled through the City's online permitting system and performed by the City of Mont Belvieu for each task listed below:

  • Electric Meter Release
    • The electrical work is complete and compliant with the code(s) listed above.

Schedule An Inspection

Use our online permitting system to request all inspections. If for any reason you cannot log into your account, please:

  • Call the Customer Service line at (866) 957-3764
  • then press 5 for a new inspection.

All Inspection requests placed before 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday will have a same-day inspection.