Solar In Aurora
This is a Solar Landing Page with information on Aurora’s solar permit requirements and other solar resources.
In February 2018, the City of Aurora will be awarded Gold-level designation under the program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's , SolSmart helps local governments reduce barriers to solar energy growth and make it easier for homes and businesses to go solar. The City of Aurora promotes solar energy education through participation in the .
Solar Permit Requirements
To obtain a permit for a solar installation in Aurora, applicants will need to submit the required solar building permit application:
Please feel free to inquire at the Building and Permit division, located at 65 Water Street, about an estimated fee calculation. For additional information regarding the fee schedule please click below:
In order to complete the most common steps in the building permit process online, including scheduling inspections and viewing inspections results, please click the hyperlink below:
Resources for residential installations:
Find out More:
- SunShot Initiatives’
- for Illinois from the Great Plains Institute
- Illinois Solar Energy Association’s
- database of energy-related policies and incentives in Illinois
- Energy.gov Funding Information
- , Beacon News January 10, 2018