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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.

 

SolarStone has submitted applications for two separate 13.8-acre, 2-megawatt solar gardens, to be known as Whiskey Acres Project 1 and Whiskey Acres project 2, on a 81.56-acre property at the southeast corner of Keslinger and Crego Roads; the two solar gardens will occupy the westernmost portion of the property. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens are a Special Use in that district. Before Special Use Permits can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

SolarStone is requesting approval of two Special Use Permits for the proposed solar gardens on property along Crego Road, DeKalb. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 1:30 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 petitions, AF-18-48 and AF-18-49, are available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

US Solar has submitted applications for two separate 2-megawatt Solar Gardens, to be known as USS Sycamore Solar 1 and 2, on a 19.5-acre parcel on the south side of Bethany Road, approximately 600 feet west of Airport Road: one is a 9.4–acre facility occupying the western portion of the parcel, and the second is a 8–acre facility occupying the eastern portion of the property. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens are a Special Use in that district. Before Special Use Permits can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

US Solar is requesting approval of two Special Use Permits for the proposed solar gardens on property along Bethany Road, Sycamore. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 8 2018, at 2:30 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 petitions, CO-18-50 and CO-18-51, are available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

Forefront Power has submitted applications for two separate 2-megawatt Solar Gardens, to be known as Fitzgerald - Shabbona 1 and 2, to be located on 68.83-acre property located on the north side of Preserve Road, approximately 1,500 feet east of University Road, in Shabbona Township: one will be a 15.80–acre facility in the southern portion of the property, and the second will be 17.85–acre facility immediately north of the first facility. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens are a Special Use in that district. Before Special Use Permits can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

Forefront Power is requesting approval of two Special Use Permits for the proposed solar gardens on the property located on the north side of Preserve Road, Shabbona. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 3:00 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 petitions, SH-18-52 and SH-18-53, are available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

Forefront Power has submitted applications for two separate 2-megawatt Solar Gardens, to be known as Hasselmann-Kirkland 1 and 2, to be located on 60.56-acre property located on the south side of Wolf Road, approximately 2,800 feet east of Myelle Road, in Kingston Township: one will be a 16.8–acre facility in the Northern portion of the property, and the second will be 16.8–acre facility immediately south of the first facility. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens are a Special Use in that district. Before Special Use Permits can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

Forefront Power is requesting approval of two Special Use Permits for the proposed solar gardens on the property located on the south side of Wolf Road, Kingston. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 3:30 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 petitions, KI-18-54 and KI-18-55, are available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

Ronald and Carol Nightingale acquired the property located at 28752 Moose Range Road in Sycamore Township in 2003. The 37-acre property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and contained a residence that was a pre-existing, legal, non-conforming use. However, the residence is in disrepair and has not been in use for many years. County regulations note that if a nonconforming use ceases for a period of greater than a year, the subsequent use of the property shall conform to the regulations and provisions of the Zoning Ordinance for the district in which the property is located. In order to re-establish use the house on the property, a Variation must be granted by the County Board from the one year requirement. Before a Variation can be granted, a public hearing must be held by the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

Per the request of the petitioner, the hearings for this petition were discontinued, and the petition reinstated under the review of the Alternative Hearing Officer. This action requires that a new public hearing be scheduled.

 

The Nightingales are requesting approval of a Variation for the property located at 28752 Moose Range Road, Sycamore. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 29, 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 Variation petition, SY-18-20, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.


 

Summit Ridge Energy has submitted an application for a 2-megawatt, 13-acre Solar Garden, to be known as the Engel Lease Area 2 Site, on property located on the east side of Somonauk Road, in the southeastern portion of the 58-acre property located approximately 1,700 feet south of Hidden Oaks Drive. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens 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.

 

Summit Ridge Energy is requesting approval of a Special Use Permit for the proposed solar garden on property along Somonauk Road, Sandwich. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 2:00 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, SO-18-56, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.


 

SGC Power has submitted an application for a 2-megawatt, 13-acre Solar Garden, to be known as SGC IL Development One LLC, on property located on the east side of Glidden Road, in the northern portion of the 31.74-acre property located approximately 740 feet south of Wolf Road. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens 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.

 

SGC Power is requesting approval of a Special Use Permit for the proposed solar garden on property along Glidden Road, Kingston. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 2:45 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, KI-18-59 is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.


 

SolarStone has submitted applications for two separate, 2-megawatt solar gardens, to be known as Sycamore Solar Projects #1 and #2, on a 59.1-acre property at the southwest corner of State Route 64 and Larson Road: #1 will be 14.70 acres and will occupy the northeast corner of the property; and #2 will be 14.3 acres and will be located immediately south of site #1. The property is zoned A-1, Agricultural District, and solar gardens are a Special Use in that district. Before Special Use Permits can be approved by the DeKalb County Board, a public hearing must be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer.

 

SolarStone is requesting approval of two Special Use Permits for the proposed solar gardens on property along Larson Road, Sycamore. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 3:30 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 petitions, CO-18-57 and CO-18-58, are available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.