This pilot program is currently only available to pre-approved contractors. If you are interested in participating in the pilot program, please contact Michelle Mustain at 928-634-5505 X3327.
SolarAPP+ is a third-party software program that can be used to verify code compliance for residential photovoltaic (PV) projects. The City of Cottonwood Building Department will accept SolarAPP+-approved designs for the application and permitting of residential photovoltaic projects. Please see the information below to determine project eligibility and the process for submittal and permit.
Submitting with SolarAPP+
1. Determine Eligibility:
o Must be an Arizona licensed contractor and have a Cottonwood Business Registration number
o Residential (single-family or duplex residence) rooftop installations only
o Structure supporting PV system must be legal, permitted, code-compliant structure
o No ballasted or ground-mounted systems
o Not located within the Historic Preservation district or FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area
o Must meet the following technical requirements:
No existing PV or energy storage systems
PV system roof loading not to exceed 4 psf dead load