CITY OF GROVELAND
PV SOLAR CHECKLIST
(UPDATED MAY 2020)
Application:
1. Submit a completed permit application.
2. Make sure all contractors associated with this project are registered with the City of
Groveland. You can obtain more information by emailing permitting@groveland-fl.gov .
3. Submit a recorded NOC. (Note we do not require a certified NOC)
4. Submit a POA is necessary.
5. Provide a copy of the property records card, warranty deed or other documentation
verifying ownership.
6. Submit a copy of the signed contract that indicates the contract price for the job.
Plans: Plans must be submitted in electronic format meeting the following requirements
1. Must be digitally signed by the engineer/architect of record.
2. Plans must be unlocked to allow us to install our digital watermark.
3. Plans should be designed for printable area of 24x36.
4. Plans should include a 2”x2” block on each page for placing our digital watermark. It would
be helpful to have that in the title block in the same area of each page.
5. Plans should be submitted as one file or the minimum number of files as possible. We will
not accept plans where one file is submitted for each page.
Plans Basic Information: Plans should include the following basic design information.
1. By design, most plans should be designed for 140 mph, exposure C by default.
2. Roof plan should indicate locations of roof features such as plumbing vents, roof vents and any
other feature that may affect the installation of the panels.
3. Fastening schedule for the solar array support system should specify a spacing schedule for zone
1, 2 and 3.
4. Panel layout should also include an overlay indicating the projected roofing zones (1, 2 or 3) in
which the panels will be installed. You can forgo this requirement by adding a statement to the
plans that the installation pattern is approved for all roof zones.
5. Roofing plans should also include fire department access zones per the Florida Fire Prevention
Code.
6. System overview indicating the number of panels, proposed output, peak power, max DC
power, max AC power, nominal power ratio etc.
7. A bus bar load calculation should be included in accordance with NEC 705.12.
8. Derating calculation for conductors based on table 310.15(B)(3)(c).
9. An electrical schematic that clearly shows the wiring methods, conductor sizes and proposed
layout of all devices proposed for this installation. Electrical layout and calculations should
include the inverter type and model, including the maximum output for each module.
10. If a PV meter is to be installed, please indicate this as well.
11. Any line side installations will require approval from the electrical utility. Please provide an
approval letter from the electric utility as part of this application for any line side installations.
12. A list of required labels and their locations.
Final Inspections
1. Please provide detailed pictures of the rail system or other systems supporting the array.
Pictures should be taken prior to installation of the panels.
2. Pictures should be detailed enough to verify spacing for compliance with the approved plans.
3. Some pictures should also be detailed enough to verify that they are job specific (taken at an
angle that exposes distinct landscape features or adjacent houses.
4. Pictures should also be taken of any electrical penetrations of the roof inside the attic. If this is a
case where DC voltage is being run through the attic, at least one picture indicating the raceway
installation.
5. Pictures inside the attic should show proper installation of the conductors with regard to
support and protection where required.
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CITY OF GROVELAND
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION
Date Received:
Permit #
PROPERTY INFORMATION
Site Address # Street City Zip
Subdivision Phase Lot #
Model Elevation Lot Area sq.ft. Impervious area sq.ft.
Legal Description
Alternate Key #
PROJECT INFORMATION Single Family Residence Duplex Townhome Commercial _
Demolition New Alteration Addition Repair Other
Scope of work to be performed
Project Cost $ Project cost of $2,500 or over requires the recording of a notice of commencement
Bonding Company
Address
Architect’s Name License # Phone #
Engineer’s Name License # Phone #
WARNING TO 0WNER: “YOUR FAILURE TO RECORD A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT MAY
RESULT IN YOUR PAYING TWICE FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO YOUR PROPERTY. A NOTICE OF
COMMENCEMENT MUST BE RECORDED AND POSTED ON THE JOB SITE BEFORE THE FIRST
INSPECTION. IF YOU INTEND TO OBTAIN FINANCING, CONSULT WITH YOUR LENDER OR AN
ATTORNEY BEFOE RECORDING YOUR NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT”.
Detached Garage Yes No Garage Value $ Sewer Septic Sprinkler Yes No
Required work: Plumbing Electrical Mechanical Gas Roofing
SUBCONTRACTORS Company Name
Fla. License # Reg/Cert
License Holders Name
Elect
Mech
Plumb
Gas
Fire
Roof
City
Email
City
Email
First License #
Address # Street
Phone # Email
OWNER’S INFORMATION
Name(s)
Address # Street
State Zip Phone #
Fee Simple Titleholder’s Name (if other than owner)
Address # Street
State Zip Phone #
CONTRACTOR’S INFORMATION
Qualifier Name: Last
Company Name
City State Zip
1. All Building Permit submittals for new home or new commercial building must be in digital format.
2. Submit digital permit applications to PERMITTING@GROVELAND-FL.GOV
3. Re-inspection fees must be paid prior to scheduling a re-inspection.
4. Incomplete permit applications will not be processed until complete.
5. To schedule an inspection email request to: inspectionrequest@alpha-inspections.net
City of Groveland, Building Services Department, 156 S. Lake
Avenue, Groveland, FL 34736
E-
mail: permitting@groveland-fl.gov
Phone (352) 429-2141 Fax (352) 429-3852 (revised 3/12/20)
CONTRACTOR’S SIGNATURE
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF LAKE
I DO HEREBY S SWEAR THAT THE INFORMATATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE ATTTACHMENTS
HERETO ARE TRUE AND ACCURATE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND THAT NO WORK OR
INSTALLATION HAS COMMENCED PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT.
OWNER’S SIGNATURE
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF LAKE
Sworn to (or affirmed) and subscribed before me this ____ day of _____ by _________________
(owner)
(Seal) ________________________________
Signature of Notary Public
Personally Known:______
OR Produced Identification:_____
Type of Identification Produced:____________
Sworn to (or affirmed) and subscribed before me this ____ day of _____ by _________________
(Seal)
(contractor)
________________________________
Signature of Notary Public
Personally Known:______
OR Produced Identification:_____
Type of Identification Produced:____________
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After recording return to:
Permit No:
Tax Folio or Alternate Key #: NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT
The undersigned hereby gives notice that improvement will be made to certain real property, and in accordance with
Chapter 713, Florida Statutes, the following information is provided in this Notice of Commencement.
1. Description of property: (legal description of the property, and street address if available)
Street Address:
2. General description of improvement:
3. Owner’s Information: Name:
Address:
Interest in Property:
Name and Address of fee simple titleholder (if other than owner):
4. Contractor Information: Name:
Address:
Telephone No. Fax No. (Opt.)
5. Surety Information: Name:
Address:
Telephone No. Fax No. (Opt.)
Amount of Bond:
6. Lender Information: Name:
Address:
Telephone No. Fax No. (Opt.)
7. Persons within the State of Florida designated by Owner upon whom notices or other documents may be
served as provided by Section 713.13(1)(a)7.,Florida Statutes:
Name:
Address:
Telephone No. Fax No. (Opt.)
8. In addition to himself or herself, Owner designates of
to receive a copy of the following Lienor’s Notice as Provided in Section 713.13 (1) (b), Florida Statutes:
Name:
Address:
Telephone No. Fax No. (Opt.)
9. Expiration date of notice of commencement (the expiration date is 1 year from the date of recording unless a
different date is specified) .
WARNING TO OWNER: ANY PAYMENTS MADE BY THE OWNER AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF THE NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT ARE CONSIDERED IMPROPER
PAYMENTS UNDER CHAPTER 713, PART I, SECTION 713.13, FLORIDA STATUTES, AND CAN RESULT IN YOUR PAYING TWICE FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO YOUR
PROPERTY. A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT MUST BE RECORDED AND POSTED ON THE JOB SITE BEFORE THE FIRST INSPECTION. IF YOU INTEND TO OBTAIN
FINANCING, CONSULT YOUR LENDER OR AN ATTORNEY BEFORE COMMENCING WORK OR RECORDING YOUR NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT.
Signature of Owner or Owner’s Authorized Officer/Director /Partner /Manager
Printed Name & Signatory’s Title/Office
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this day of , 20 , by
who is [ ] personally known to me or [ ] has produced as identification and [ ] who did or [ ] did not take an oath.
Signature of Notary Public - State of Florida
Print, type or Stamp Commissioned Name of Notary Public
Verification pursuant to Section 92.525, Florida Statutes
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have read the foregoing and that the facts stated in it are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Signature of Natural Person (Owner) Signing Above
NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT
Astatula, Clermont, Eustis, Fruitland Park, Howey in the Hills,
Groveland, Lady Lake, Lake County, Leesburg, Mascotte,
Minneola, Montverde, Mount Dora, Tavares, Umatilla
(Rev. 3/27/07)
LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
Date: ____________________
I hereby name and appoint: _____________________________________________
an agent of:___________________________________________________________
(Name of Company)
to be my lawful attorney-in-fact to act for me to apply for, receipt for, sign for and do all things
necessary to this appointment for (check only one option):
All permits and applications submitted by this contractor.
The specific permit and application for work located at:
________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
Expiration Date for This Limited Power of Attorney:____________________________
License Holder Name:____________________________________________________
State License Number:____________________________________________________
Signature of License Holder:_______________________________________________
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF _________
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this ____day of _________,
20____, by ______________________________________ who is □ personally known
to me or □ who has produced _______________________________________________as
identification and who did (did not) take an oath.
_____________________________
Signature
(Notary Seal) ______________________________
Print or type name
Notary Public - State of ___________
Commission No. _________________
My Commission Expires:___________
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