slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Wind Energy Educational Meeting January 20, 2004 Manhattan, Kansas PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Wind Energy Educational Meeting January 20, 2004 Manhattan, Kansas

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 26

Wind Energy Educational Meeting January 20, 2004 Manhattan, Kansas - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 139 Views
  • Uploaded on

Wind Energy Educational Meeting January 20, 2004 Manhattan, Kansas. PLANNING & ZONING ISSUES Presenter: David L. Yearout, AICP Planning Consultant Baughman Company, P.A. Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems. Local Land Use Regulations ~ 1. Power vested in state

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Wind Energy Educational Meeting January 20, 2004 Manhattan, Kansas' - pete


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Wind Energy Educational Meeting

January 20, 2004

Manhattan, Kansas

PLANNING & ZONING ISSUES

Presenter:

David L. Yearout, AICP

Planning Consultant

Baughman Company, P.A.

slide2

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Local Land Use Regulations ~

1. Power vested in state

2. Statutes authorize regulation by cities and counties

3. Is NOT a taking of property rights

4. Applies to land use, NOT to people

5. Must be reasonable and serve a public purpose

slide3

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Local Land Use Regulations ~

1. Optional, not mandatory

2. Land used for agricultural purposes exempt

3. Applies to changes in the use of land

4. Establishes local minimum standards

slide4

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Local Regulatory Options ~

1. No regulatory oversight at local level

2. Local Zoning Regulations addressing land use

3. Limits on degree of local regulation of land uses

slide5

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Other Issues NOT subject to Local Regulatory control ~

1. TAXATION

2. Payments in lieu of taxes

3. Voluntary payments for any purpose

slide6

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

  • Areas of Concern:
  • Land Use Impacts
  • Visual Impacts
  • Noise Impacts
  • Bird, Wildlife and other Biological Resources
  • Soil Erosion and Water Quality
  • Public Health and Safety
  • Solid and Hazardous Wastes
  • Socioeconomic/Public Services/Infrastructure
  • Other Regulatory Requirements (FAA)
slide7

Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Local regulations should be based on a Plan.

Avoid ambiguity and vagueness in local regulations.

Regulations give direction on “how” to develop.

Plan gives direction on “where” development is appropriate.

slide8

Wabaunsee County

Comprehensive Plan

PLAN GOALS

Land Use Goal:

“PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE ORDERLY AND EFFICIENT DEVELOPMENT OF LAND WHICH WILL ACHIEVE A FISCALLY SOUND AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE COUNTY, WHILE MAXIMIZING COMPATIBILITY AMONG LAND USES.”

slide9

Wabaunsee County

Comprehensive Plan

OBJECTIVES

Land Use:

A. Adequate facilities for new development.

B. Development should “pay its way.”

C. Support compatible development.

D. Support development designed to the land.

E. Promote innovative site planning.

F. Support timely annexation by cities.

G. Discourage strip commercial development.

slide10

Wabaunsee County

Comprehensive Plan

RECOMMENDATIONS

Land Use:

1. Update Land Use Regulations - cost impacts.

2. Maintain Ag 40 acre minimum.

3. Consider business/industrial zoning district.

4. Evaluate off-site impacts of development.

5. Protect “natural heritage” areas of county.

6. Restrict “adult” businesses along I-70.

slide11

Wabaunsee County

Comprehensive Plan

PLAN IMPLEMENTATION

Methods to implement plan include:

~ Zoning Regulations

~ Amendments are being developed

slide12

General County Zoning Status

Counties with Zoning of Some Form

Counties with Zoning Through One or More City Zoning Actions

slide13

Gray County Facility

Pictures of existing facility in Gray County: