Emmons County Public Notice

NOTICE OF ZONING HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Emmons County Commissioners, acting as the Emmons County Zoning Board, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at the Emmons County Courthouse Auditorium, Linton, ND to consider a proposed Resolution filed with the County Auditor on April 9, 2019.  The proposed Resolution would approve Amended Ordinance No. 08-07-1 pertaining to Wind Energy Facility.  Two separate proposals to extend the setbacks for wind turbines have been presented to the County Commission.  One proposal recommends setbacks for all wind turbines to be six (6) times its total height or three thousand (3,000) feet, whichever is greater, from the nearest occupied dwelling, commercial building or publicly-used structure or facility and three (3) times the total height of the wind turbine plus seventy-five (75) feet from the non-participating landowner’s property line.  The other proposal recommends setbacks for all wind turbines to be one thousand eight hundred (1,800) feet from the nearest dwelling, whether such dwelling is occupied or unoccupied, commercial building or publicly-used structure or facility and one and one half (1.5) times the total height of the wind turbine from the non-participating landowner’s property line. 

The proposed resolution and proposed amended ordinances will be on file and available for review at the Emmons County Auditor’s at the Emmons County Courthouse located at 100 4th St. NW, Linton, ND during regular business hours beginning April 10, 2019.


Marlys Ohlhauser
Emmons County Auditor/Treasurer
Publish Dates:   April 18, 2019 and April 25, 2019