Solar Panels

Solar Panels


A permit is required for the construction of new solar panels on the roof or the side of the home. The requirements adopted by the City can be found in the 2018 International Residential Code, 2018 International Building Code, 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC), and 2018 International Energy Conservation Code.


Please apply through My Government Online.


  • Construction plans
  • Windstorm Engineered Stamp (for the wind speed of 140mph for 3-second wind gusts)


An inspection request must be scheduled through My Government Online and performed by the City of Mont Belvieu for each task listed below:

  • Electric Meter Release
    • The electrical work is complete and compliant with the code(s) listed above.

Schedule an Inspection

Use My Government Online to request all inspections. If for any reason you cannot log into your account, please:

  • Call the Customer Service line at (866) 957-3764
  • then press 5 for a new inspection.

All Inspection requests placed before 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday will have a same-day inspection.