Solar Shawnee
Solar Shawnee
The use of solar energy collection systems continues to grow in our region. By using solar energy technologies in your home and business, you can:
  • Help the environment
  • Save money
  • Produce your own energy
  • Support local jobs

If you want to know more about utilizing solar energy collection systems, here is a quick guide on how to get started.

Show details for Step 1. Is my property right for solar panels?Step 1. Is my property right for solar panels?
Show details for Step 2. Check the local requirements for installing solar panelsStep 2. Check the local requirements for installing solar panels
Show details for Step 3. Get quotes from multiple installersStep 3. Get quotes from multiple installers
Hide details for Step 4. Permitting/InstallationStep 4. Permitting/Installation

Building permits are required prior to installation of solar panels.

The installer should assist you in obtaining all building permits and inspections.

The City's Codes Division provides documents you will need to have on file and that help guide your process. See links to documents below.

Solar Ready Construction Guidelines
Permit checklist (required to be included with your application)
Permit application
Fees

Additional Resources

Mid-America Regional Council Consumer Guide to Solar
Kansas City Power & Light Solar Information
Westar Energy Solar Information
Database of Renewable and Efficiency Policies and Incentives

Questions?
Contact our Codes Division by email or at (913) 742-6014.

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