Public Hearing on Changes to Solar Energy System Ordinance

The Worth County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. in the Commissioners’ Board Room located on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse. The Regular Meeting will be immediately after the Public Hearing.

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to hear comments and consider a text amendment to the Worth County zoning ordinance to allow for small, intermediate and large Solar Energy Systems to be a conditional use in the Commercial and Agricultural District and to allow for Building-Integrated and Building-Mounted Solar Energy Systems to be Permitted Uses in Residential (R, R-2 and R-PUD), Agricultural (AG), Business and Commercial Districts (C-1 and C-2), and Commercial Planned Unit Development and Manufacturing (M).

A copy of a DRAFT of the ordinance on which the public may comment is available by clicking here: 000 DRAFT Solar Farms Ordinance revised 100620.  This is NOT the final ordinance and is subject to review and revision by the Board.  The public hearing is open to the public and the public may make comments concerning this DRAFT.

Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Carl Rowland, County Administrator at least one week prior to the meeting.  Mr. Rowland can be located at 201 N. Main Street, Suite 30, Sylvester, GA and is available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays, or you may call 229-776-8200.  Persons with hearing disabilities may consider using the Georgia Relay Service at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (voice) 1-800-255-0135.