City of Kirkland, WA

The City of Kirkland has adopted zoning code changes to reduce barriers to solar. Additionally, the City uses an inter-governmental online portal to facilitate the permitting process.

The city of Kirkland

  • Assisted in the development of a tip sheet outlining the conditions of a Building permit exemption for certain PV installations.
  • Is developing an expedited permitting process by combining the required Electrical and Fire Permits into a single submittal and review.
  • Is coordinating with their IT department to develop a Rooftop Solar Installation webpage on the City’s website.