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Cypress Creek Renewables Development, LLC, is the sole and managing member of Monty Solar, LLC, which has submitted an application for a 2 megawatt, 32.6–acre solar farm on property located on Hermann Road, approximately 2300 feet west of Tower Road, in Milan 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 Hermann Road, Lee. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, August 16, 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-18-21, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 3 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BEING MILAN TOWNSHIP, DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS;


BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 31; THENCE ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER NORTH 0°30'11" EAST, 2651.70 TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER NORTH 89°55'51" EAST, 800.01 FEET TO A LINE 800.01 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL WITH (AS MEASURED ALONG SAID NORTH LINE) SAID WEST LINE; THENCE ALONG SAID PARALLEL LINE SOUTH 0°30'11" WEST, 1752.71 FEET TO A LINE 900.00 FEET NORTH OF AND PARALLEL WITH (AS MEASURED ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER) THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE ALONG SAID PARALLEL LINE NORTH 89°59'47" WEST, 600.00 FEET TO A LINE 200.00 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL WITH (AS MEASURED ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER) THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE ALONG SAID PARALLEL LINE SOUTH 0°30'11" WEST 900.00 FEET TO SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE NORTH 89°59'47" WEST, 200.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

 

P.I.N. 10-31-400-003 & 10-31-400-005

 

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 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, July 28, 2018