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Section 303.61 | Public meeting before power siting board application for certificate or amendment.


(A) At least ninety days, but not more than three hundred days, prior to applying for a certificate from the power siting board, or a material amendment to an existing certificate, for a utility facility, to be located in whole or in part in the unincorporated area of a county, the person intending to apply shall hold a public meeting in each county where the utility facility is to be located.

(B) The applicant shall provide written notice of the public meeting to the board of county commissioners of the county, as well as the boards of trustees of every township in which the utility facility is to be located within that county. Notice shall be provided at least fourteen days prior to the meeting.

(C) At the public meeting, the applicant shall provide the following information:

(1) The person intending to apply for a certificate shall provide the following information to the board of county commissioners:

(a) Whether the utility facility will be:

(i) A large wind farm;

(ii) An economically significant wind farm; or

(iii) A large solar facility.

(b) The maximum nameplate capacity of the utility facility;

(c) A map of the proposed geographic boundaries of the project within that county.

(2) The person intending to apply for a material amendment that makes any change or modification to an existing certificate shall comply with the requirements of this section when providing information regarding that change or modification to the board of county commissioners.

(3) All of the information described in divisions (C)(1) and (2) of this section shall be submitted to the board of county commissioners in written form.

Last updated July 23, 2021 at 4:44 PM

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