Solar Installation

Find the information needed to install solar energy for homes or businesses below. 

The City of Las Cruces has received recognition from the Department of Energy’s Solsmart program for its efforts in making it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar! 


Las Cruces Permitting Requirements

Las Cruces has standardized the residential solar permitting requirements to make the process clear and eliminate uncertainty in the solar permitting process. It simplified the structural and electrical review of residential PV systems.

Learn more about the city's expedited solar permitting requirements

See the permit checklist for three-day turnaround

Review the general inspection checklist

Review the fee schedule

Access the online permitting process

The City of Las Cruces' Sustainability Office helps organizations and residents balance economic vitality, environmental health, and social responsibility now and in the future. Although the office promotes many sustainability best practices its emphasis is on addressing climate change, clean energy, and resiliency. Go to the Sustainability Office page for more information about sustainability,