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Begin by reviewing the Solar Photovoltaic PV System Permit Application Checklist (PDF). The checklist is intended to help applicants understand the requirements for project permits.
After reviewing the checklist, and completing a Building Permit Application (PDF), contact the Batavia Building Department at 630-454-2700 to discuss your project and permits.
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The City of Batavia updated its customer-owned self-generation interconnection policies in March 2022. The policies are available for review here: City of Batavia Customer-Owned Self-Generation Interconnection Policy PDF
Customer Self-Generation and Net Billing Policy PDF
Our review process is extensive to ensure public safety. Therefore, review and approval take up to 6-8 weeks.
Homeowners need to add the city as an additional insured. Limits are not defined.
The solar service will appear on your utility bill as a service line item. The City of Batavia measures only the kWh used and the kWh received back. The City does not measure entire solar output.
The City of Batavia does not have a solar rebate program.