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1 Stephanie E. Ashe, AICP Development Services City of Decatur, Illinois

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8 U.S. DEPARMENT OF ENERGY

9 Problem  Small lot sizes Solution  No minimum lot size required

10 Problem  Height limitations/clearance Solution  Residential Districts = max. 100ft.  All other Districts = based on site specifications and ability to meet requirements.

11 Problem  Setbacks Solution  A distance equal to or greater than its extended height or  A distance at which sound does not exceed 30dB, whichever is greater

12 Problem  Noise Solution  Not to exceed 30dB as measured at point along the property line.

13 Problem  High Speed Wind Safety (i.e. Tornados and wind storms) Solutions  Redundant Breaking Systems  Must be engineered to withstand wind forces of up to 110 mph

14 Problem  Tower Access Solution  Shall not be accessible for unassisted climbing (same as cell towers)

15 Problem  Signage Solution  Commercial marking, messages, banners or advertising of any kind is prohibited  One sign at eye level shall be posted warning of no trespassing and high voltage and the phone number or property owner/operator in case of emergency

16 Problem  Local Historic Districts Solution  Local - Must receive a Certificate of Appropriateness from HASC.  National – Must receive a recommendation from HASC.  Sites within 500 Feet of Local or National must receive a recommendation from HASC.

17 Components  Site Plan Review  Approval letter from all utility companies  Proof of Notice to all property owners within 250ft  Manufacturer’s specs.  Sealed and signed by Structural Engineer  Detailed drawing of electric components  Plan Commission Recommendation and Council Approval

18 Only One Wind Energy System Installed Photo Courtesy of Richland Community College; Decatur, Illinois

19 Stephanie E. Ashe, AICP Development Services City of Decatur, Illinois 217/


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