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Cypress Creek Renewables Development, LLC, is the sole and managing member of Shabbona Solar, LLC, which has submitted an application for a 2 megawatt, 30–acre solar farm on property located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Kane and Preserve Roads, in Clinton Township. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District and solar farms are a Special Use in that district. Before a Special Use Permit can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.  

 

Cypress Creek is requesting approval of a Special Use Permit for the proposed solar farm on Preserve Road, Shabbona.  A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the DeKalb County Administrative Center, Conference Room East, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, 60178.  Because this will be the only opportunity for public input on this application, all interested persons are encouraged to attend and be heard.  The Special Use Permit petition, CL-18-47, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

THE NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN,
EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE FOLLOWING; PART OF THE NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER A DISTANCE OF 797.5 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING; THENCE WESTERLY AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE A DISTANCE OF 520.2 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 322.1 FEET: THENCE EASTERLY AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 00.MLNUTES 00 SECONDS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 520.2 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID. EAST FINE A DISTANCE OF 322.1 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, ALL SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF DEKALB AND STATE OF ILLINOIS;
ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE FOLLOWING PARCEL: THAT PART OF THE NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER; THENCE SOUTHERLY, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER, 797. 5 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO SAID EAST LINE, 520.2 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTHERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 322.1 FEET; THENCE. EASTERLY; AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 520.2 FEET TO SAID EAST LINE; THENCE SOUTHERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 48.0 FEET THENCE WESTERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO SAID EAST LINE; 594.20 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 370.10 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY, AT RIGHT ANGLE TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 74.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN CLINTON TOWNSHIP, DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

 

P.I.N. 14-19-100-004

 

The application for the Special Use Permit has been filed in accordance with the requirements of Section 9.02 of the Zoning Ordinance in order to approve the construction and operation of a solar farm on property zoned A-1, Agricultural District.

 

Marcellus Anderson
Assistant Planner
DeKalb County Community Development Department

Published: The Daily Chronicle, October 20, 2018