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The following are required in order to submit a complete application for a solar energy system:

(a) Completed permit application form;

(b) Completed eligibility checklist for expedited review;

(c) A completed standard electrical plan, which will be available on the City's website;

(d) A roof plan showing roof layout, PV panels, and the following fire safety items:

(1) Approximate location of roof access point,

(2) Location of code-compliant access pathways,

(3) PV system fire classifications, and

(4) Locations of all required labels and markings;

(e) Completed structural criteria checklist; and

(f) Payment of City's processing fee in the amount established by resolution of the City Council.