Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems Ordinance in Unincorporated Woodbury County

Ordinance #56 - An ordinance regulating commercial wind energy conversion systems in unincorporated Woodbury County (C-WECS)

Amended with the passage of Ordinance #67

On page 10, Section 6.1.A, to repeal and replace the Wind Turbine Set Back Requirement for the Occupied Residence Protected Area from 1,250 feet to 2,500 feet.

Published in the Sioux City Journal on August 27, 2022

NOTICE OF ADOPTION AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE #67, AN AMENDMENT MODIFYING ORDINANCE #56, SECTION 6.1.A: WIND TURBINES SETBACK REQUIREMENTS IN THE ORDINANCE REGULATING COMMERCIAL WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS IN UNINCORPORATED WOODBURY COUNTY

The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors held public hearings on the following Ordinance #67, as included below, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 4:40 PM, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 4:40 PM and Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 4:40 PM.  Said hearings were held at the Woodbury County Courthouse, 620 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa, in the Board of Supervisors’ meeting room in the basement of the courthouse.  The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors approved and adopted Ordinance #67 on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.  The ordinance becomes effective upon publication on August 27, 2022.

ORDINANCE NO. 67
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PORTIONS OF WOODBURY COUNTY ORDINANCE #56: AN AMENDMENT TO MODIFY SECTION 6.1.A: WIND TURBINES SET BACK REQUIREMENTS IN THE ORDINANCE REGULATING COMMERCIAL WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS IN UNINCORPORATED WOODBURY COUNTY.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA THAT THE BELOW AMENDMENT BE MADE:

AMENDMENT:

On page 10, Section 6.1.A, to repeal and replace the Wind Turbine Set Back Requirement for the Occupied Residence Protected Area from 1,250 feet to 2,500 feet.

Adopted this 23rd day of August, 2022

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Keith Radig, Chairman

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Jeremy Taylor, Vice Chairman

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Rocky De Witt

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Matthew Ung

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Justin Wright

 

ATTEST:

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Patrick Gill, Woodbury County Auditor

 

Adoption Timeline

August 9, 2022: Public Hearing and 1st Reading

August 16, 2022: Public Hearing and 2nd Reading

August 23, 2022: Public Hearing and 3rd Reading

August 23, 2022: Adopted

August 27, 2022: Published/Effective Date

Woodbury County Community & Economic Development