Zoning board reviews criteria
Commercial wind energy projects will require a "special use" permit, which does not authorize construction of the project until the applicant (developer) has obtained a power purchase agreement for the electricity to be generated.
November 29, 2011
by J.W. Keene
in The Pratt Tribune
Pratt, Kan. - The recently established Pratt County Zoning Board (Board) will be reviewing proposed criteria for commercial wind energy projects during the 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, meeting to be held at Fire District No. 12 offices. The proposed criteria, resembling those enacted in Harper County, according to consultant Bickley Foster, will be reviewed, passed, or altered to meet the needs of Pratt County at the discretion of the Board and final adoption by the Pratt County Commission.
"The proposed criteria are not set in stone," said Pratt County Zoning Administrator Tim Branscom. "They have not been... [continue via Web link]