November 2, 2017 - At the Oct. 19 Ann Arbor City Council meeting, the City Council postponed, until Jan. 16, 2018, consideration of a proposed ordinance to regulate ground-mounted solar panels. During this postponement, public meetings are scheduled to present the draft ordinance and to gather feedback.
Each of the meetings are 7–8:30 p.m.:
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, Ann Arbor Senior Center main activity room, 1320 Baldwin Ave., Ann Arbor 48104.
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor 48103.
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, Clague Middle School media center, 2616 Nixon Road, Ann Arbor 48105.
The proposed ordinance will create a new section in Chapter 55, which will be known as Section 5:83 (Solar Energy Systems). This section will add definitions and requirements for ground-based Solar Energy Systems located in single- or two-family districts or associated with single-family uses in the R3 (townhouse) or R4 (multiple family) zoning districts.
For more information, please visit the city website: www.a2gov.org/departments/planning/Pages/default.aspx.
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