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Michael Klingl, of GreenbergFarrow, acting as agent for Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., has submitted an application for a 2 megawatt, 13.7–acre solar garden on property located on Elva Road, approximately 754 feet west of Anderland Road, in Milan Township. 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.

 

Mr. Klingl is requesting approval of a Special Use Permit for the proposed solar garden on Elva Road, Malta. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, June 7, 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, MI-18-10, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

THE EAST HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 3, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BEING THE TOWNSHIP OF MILAN, COUNTY OF DEKALB, AND STATE OF ILLINOIS.

 

EXCEPT THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 3 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER A DISTANCE OF 265.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE WESTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 360.00 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 390.00 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 360.00 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTHERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 390.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS.

 

P.I.N. 10-12-400-005

 

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 of a solar garden on property zoned A-1, Agricultural District.

 

Marcellus Anderson

Assistant Planner

DeKalb County Community Development Department

Published: The Daily Chronicle, May 19, 2018