logo
Document

Yakima County Resolution: Moratorium on solar energy facilities

July 26, 2022
WashingtonZoning/PlanningPhotovoltaic Solar

Yakima County Commissioners adopted this resolution that bans moderate to large-scale solar energy applications for a period of six months unless extended or changed by the Commissioners. The background and summary of the resolution is provided below. The full resolution can be downloaded from the document links on this page.


Background Information
 
Yakina County lacks specific development regulations to adequately evaluate applications for moderate to large-scale solar facilities within the unincorporated areas of Yakima County, therefore we authorized under RCW 36.70.A.390 the Board of Yakima County Commissioners wish to establish a moratorium prohibiting the filing of applications for permits for the establishment of moderate to large -scale solar facilities for a 6-month period as authorized under said statutes.
 
Summary & Recommendation
 
The approval of the resolution effectively declares a land use moratorium on moderate to large-scale solar facilities and outlines the necessary steps for Yakima County toe follow to meet the requirements of RCWs 36.70.795 and 36.70A.390.

 

Attachments

Yakima County Resolution Solar

October 15, 2022


Share this post
Follow Us
RSS:XMLAtomJSON
Donate
Stay Updated

We respect your privacy and never share your contact information. | LEGAL NOTICES

Contact Us

WindAction.org
Lisa Linowes, Executive Director
phone: 603.838.6588

Email contact

General Copyright Statement: Most of the sourced material posted to WindAction.org is posted according to the Fair Use doctrine of copyright law for non-commercial news reporting, education and discussion purposes. Some articles we only show excerpts, and provide links to the original published material. Any article will be removed by request from copyright owner, please send takedown requests to: info@windaction.org

© 2022 INDUSTRIAL WIND ACTION GROUP CORP. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
WEBSITE GENEROUSLY DONATED BY PARKERHILL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION