Sponsor: Meeting Date:
Chris T. Butler, Lee District Supervisor August 15, 2019
Staff Lead: Division:
Amy Rogers, Chief of Zoning and Development Services Zoning and Development Services Division
A Work Session to Discuss the Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Develop Standards and Definitions for Solar Facilities
Topic Description:
On July 11, 2019, the Board of Supervisors initiated a Text Amendment to Articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 12 and 15 to develop standards and definitions for Solar Facilities and to create a new use category and special standards for Utility Scale Solar projects. Staff will brief the Planning Commission on the direction and topics planned for the proposed text amendment and seek comments from members prior to preparing the draft for public hearing.
Requested Action:
Conduct the Work Session.
Financial Impact Analysis:
None Required.
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:
  • Developers of Solar Projects
  • Department of Economic Development
  • Commissioner of the Revenue
  • Property Owners Considering Selling or Leasing to Solar Developers


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