Franklin Planning Commission

FELCO Room Franklin Homestead
Agenda for Dec. 19, 2017

 

7:30 p.m. Call to order

Approval of minutes

Old Business
Discussion of all old business

New Business

1 ) Annual Christmas Pizza party unless there are objections. I have not received any request for pizza types.

 

2 ) Go over comments and concerns on Taylor's Draft for the Enhanced Energy Plan with special guest Taylor Newton.

 

3) the States setback for solar

(s) This subsection sets minimum setback requirements that shall apply to in-state ground-mounted solar electric generation facilities approved under this section.

(1) The minimum setbacks shall be:

(A) from a State or municipal highway, measured from the edge of the traveled way:

(i) 100 feet for a facility with a plant capacity exceeding 150 kW; and

(ii) 40 feet for a facility with a plant capacity less than or equal to 150 kW but greater than 15 kW.

(B) From each property boundary that is not a State or municipal highway:

(i) 50 feet for a facility with a plant capacity exceeding 150 kW; and

(ii) 25 feet for a facility with a plant capacity less than or equal to 150 kW but greater than 15 kW.

(2) This subsection does not require a setback for a facility with a plant capacity equal to or less than 15 kW.

(3) On review of an application, the Commission may:

(A) require a larger setback than this subsection requires; or

(B) approve an agreement to a smaller setback among the applicant, the municipal legislative body, and each owner of property adjoining the smaller setback.

(4) In this subsection:

(A) "kW" and "plant capacity" shall have the same meaning as in section 8002 of this title.

(B) "Setback" means the shortest distance between the nearest portion of a solar panel or support structure for a solar panel, at its point of attachment to the ground, and a property boundary or the edge of a highway's traveled way.

 

 


Public Comments
Any concerns of members or community


Next Meeting Jan 1, 2018 T