In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
Small rooftop solar PV systems (<13.44kw) can now access the City’s Easy Permit Process (EPP). where qualifying projects can receive same-day permit approvals at reduced fees. For projects that meet the Easy Permit Process (EPP) requirements, the permitting process was cut down from 30 days to one day, and the fee schedule was reduced by 25%, from $375 to $275.
Shaded areas represent stages in process that were improved in 2013
If your electricity is supplied through the City’s electricity aggregation program, contact Integrys Energy Services at http://www.integrysenergy.com/il-chicago or (888) 802-2885 to apply for net metering. If your electricity is provided by another alternative supplier, contact your supplier to apply.