Welcome to the Fall Training Session for St. Lawrence County Municipal Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Appeal. Agenda. 6:30 – 6:35 Introductions and overview of agenda 6:35 – 7:05 Article X and Local Wind Laws -- Should every
municipality have a wind law?
Come and show off your planning and zoning knowledge! Team Planning will battle Team Zoning for bragging rights and prizes
So why does my town need a wind law?
Section 168 3(E) reads “The facility is designed to operate in compliance with applicable State and Local laws and regulations…”
The siting panel can override local laws if they are “unreasonably burdensome in view of the existing technology or the needs of or costs to ratepayers…”
You should have a wind law because:
I live in a Village, why do I need a wind Law?
Review elements for small wind towers:
for Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Appeals
November 29, 2011
“Conducting Public Meetings and Public Hearings” – James A. Coon Local Government Technical Series