Begin by retrieving automated plans for your solar installation using the Solar Plans Designer from the Florida Solar Energy Commission's website. If you already have your plans, click the apply button above to determine which jurisdiction the installation is in and begin the permit process.

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Review the Selected Parcel

Please begin by searching for a property under the 'Search' tab.

Solar Permit Activity and History

Click on an X to view permit details.


What is Go Solar?


Through a statewide grant partnership with Broward County and others around the state, Alachua County, in partnership with the cities of Gainesville and Newberry, will be receiving approximately $290,000 as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II (aka Go Solar) competitive award.

This award will be used to develop and implement an online permitting process for small scale residential and commercial rooftop solar installations around the State. Once developed, the system will be available for use by any of the County’s municipalities that choose to participate.

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