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Expedited-Permitting for Photovoltaic (PV) and Energy Storage System (ESS) Installations

Expedited-Permitting for PV and ESS Installations

In accordance with California Government Code Section 65850.52, as established by California SB-379 (2022), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) provides the following documents for download and use by projects eligible for and utilizing the associated expedited-permitting process.

Please be advised of the following regarding this expedited-permitting process:

  • Photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage system (ESS) installations shall be in compliance with the latest version of the Los Angeles County Fire Code, to which links are provided in the following documents.
  • The applicant for this construction permit shall contact the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Fire Prevention Division and schedule and pass an inspection prior to use of the PV or ESS installation(s) for which this permit application is being made.
  • In the event a link is not working, please contact (323) 890-4125.
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