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Solar Energy Systems Planning & Permits
Solar Friendly Community

Solar Energy Systems Planning & Permits
The City of Lafayette strongly supports the shift from fuels that generate greenhouse gases to renewable energy sources such as solar, geothermal and wind.

Take a look around the City of Lafayette and it will come as no surprise that Lafayette has been a leader in the state in encouraging solar systems. In fact, Lafayette averages ten new solar permits a month and its solar permitting fees are 76% lower than the national average.

Residents are eligible for a $500 discount from participating solar installers as a result of Lafayette's certification

The Solar Friendly Community discount program provides a tangible benefit to citizens and businesses whose city has been certified as a Solar Friendly Community. Residents in certified communities are eligible for the discount on their systems from COSEIA's participating solar installers .

On this page you’ll find resources for planning and building a solar thermal or photovoltaic system for your home or business in the City of Lafayette and the city’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) permit process such as permit submittal requirements, plan review and inspections.

1. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Permit Submittal Requirements
2. Solar Thermal Systems Permit Submittal Requirements
3. Solar Photovoltaic Plan Review and Inspections

Residents and businesses, learn more about loans and assistance with solar installations through Boulder County’s EnergySmart or view the Denver Regional Solar Map to get information about your site's solar photovoltaic (PV) potential and how it can benefit you.

Learn More
American Solar Energy Society
Colorado Energy Science Center
Colorado Renewable Energy Society
Denver Regional Solar Map
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Solar America Board for Codes and Standards
Solar Energy International
SunShot Initiative Solar Energy Resource Center
Solar Friendly Communities


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