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Wind Turbines or Generators - Permits Required by the Department of Permitting Services

A Building Permit is needed for wind turbines or generators. Submittal materials: Site plan - Scale plans showing engineering details of the proposed installation. This may require details of existing structures when used to support the turbine. Storage battery location may need to be considered for purposes of proper ventilation. Electrical permit needed - Wiring and equipment supplied by batteries or power generating equipment must meet the provisions of the NEC (National Electrical Code) adopted by Montgomery County.

Online users who have additional questions and would like to be contacted by a departmental staff member may submit a request by clicking on the Create Service Request button below. Please complete all of the fields in the Contact Information section, provide the property address in the Service/Incident Address information section and provide a brief description of the request in the Brief Description field.