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Soltage, LLC has submitted an application for a 2 megawatt, 24–acre solar farm on property located on Baseline Road, approximately 3100 feet east of Five Points Road, in Mayfield 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.

 

Soltage, LLC is requesting approval of a Special Use Permit for the proposed solar farm on Five Points Road, Kingston. A public hearing will be held before the DeKalb County Hearing Officer on Thursday, September 13, 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, MY-18-31, is available for inspection at the DeKalb County Community Development Department, 110 E. Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL, (815) 895-7188.

 

Government Lot 1 and the East ½ of Government Lot 2 of the Northwest quarter of Fractional Section 2 in Township 41 North, Range 4 East of the Third Principal Meridian, in DeKalb County, Illinois. Containing an Area of 4,707,529.2 Sq. Ft. or 108.07 Acres, More or Less.

 

P.I.N.: 05-02-100-002

 

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, August 25, 2018