Architectural Board of Approval is required.
See Beachwood Codified Ordinance Chapter 1154.03: A Building Permit and Electrical Permit issued by the Building Commissioner shall be required prior to the erection, installation, connection, or operation of any Alternative Energy Facility. Applicants shall provide written evidence that the power company has been informed of the intent to install an Alternative Energy Facility at the subject site.
See Beachwood Codified Ordinance Chapter 1154.05: (a) Roof Mounted Solar Arrays in Residential U-1, U-2, U-2A, and U-3 Districts. Roof mounted Solar Arrays shall be permitted in U-I, U-2, U-2A, and U-3 Districts provided that Solar Panels do not extend more than thirty-six (36) inches above either the plane of the roof or the ridge line of the dwelling and that all accessory components are located within the building or behind the principal building and within the side and rear building setback lines.