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Photovoltaic solar panel imageIn an effort to expand renewable energy throughout the City of El Cajon, permitting for solar projects is made as simple and standardized as possible. El Cajon has made every effort to expedite and streamline the process.

In addition to regular plan submittable procedures, we offer online electronic plan submittal and provide over-the-counter service by appointment.

To apply online, please visit the Project Assistance Center Online (PACO) by following this link:

For forms and procedures use the links below:

For more information contact the Building Department at (619) 441-1726.