4-12-7: FEES:
All fees prescribed for the permitting of small residential rooftop solar energy systems must comply with state Health And Safety Code section 17951 and Government Code amended section 66015. The city shall not charge a residential permit fee that exceeds the estimated reasonable cost of providing the service for which the fee is charged. A fee based on the number of hours for service for a solar permit and inspection time provided is two hundred dollars ($200.00) unless determined the proposed system is more than a standard installation. The permit fee shall not exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) plus fifteen dollars ($15.00) per kilowatt for each kilowatt above ten (10) kilowatts. (Ord. 1671, 9-8-2015)