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Solar & Wind Farm Ordinance Amendments Forwarded To County Commission

Zoning ordinance amendments for commercial solar farms and wind generators will be forwarded to the Livingston County Commission for a second public hearing.  The Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed the information provided by their attorney on density allowances in other areas.

The recommendations include:

Commercial Wind Generators with a density is not to exceed 1 per 100 acres.

Commercial Solar Farms density is not to exceed 50% coverage of the property.

The restrictions would not regulate solar or wind generators for personal use.

The ordinance would include provisions for clean-up of the sites upon decommissioning.

The Livingston County Commission will have a second public hearing Thursday at 10:00 am in the commission meeting