SOLAR Arrays

Residential and Commercial

The below listed information must be submitted along with the application. 



Construction Drawings 

  • Two (2) copies of plans showing PV array configuration, wiring system, overcurrent protection, inverter, disconnects, required signs, AC connection to building, and attachment detail for roof mounted or footing details for ground mounted.

  • Plans for installations on commercial buildings need to be engineer stamped

Spec Sheets & Installation Manuals 

  • Include specification sheets and installation manuals for all manufactured components including, but not limited to PV modules, inverters, combiner box, disconnects, and mounting system

Site Plan​ 

  • Required for ground mounted arrays

  • Include distances from array to centerlines or road right of ways, property lines, and/or other structures


 Certified Survey Map

  • Must be the recorded document from the Register of Deeds 

  • If a CSM is not available, contact the zoning administrator for property classification and corresponding setbacks, etc.   

Zoning Permit

  • Required in Pierce County​ (aka Land Use permit)

  • Required in other municipalities in specific conditions.  Check with the zoning administration for that address. 

  • It is the applicant's responsibility  to ensure all zoning regulations are being followed and all necessary Zoning permits/Conditional Use permits/ Land Use permits are obtained. For  Zoning Contact Information, click here.

Town Board Variances/Waivers​, if applicable

  • If any were required, you must provide a copy of meeting minutes or board letter of approval stating the conditions of the approval

Solar Array Application​

  • Complete and submit with the above required documents.  Please note, if you are a Solar Installation Company, you must have a valid WI dwelling contractor license AND  a valid WI dwelling contractor qualifier license to sign this application.  If you do not have these licenses, the homeowner must sign the permit application and also a Cautionary Statement.