Session: 103rd General Assembly
Year: 2023
Bill #: SB2595
Category: Environment
Position: Under Review
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a commercial wind energy facility, a commercial solar energy facility, or both may not be approved by a county within an unincorporated area of the county that is within a 3-mile radius surrounding a municipality unless both the county board and the city council of the municipality approve the facility, regardless of whether or not the municipality has adopted zoning ordinances or is regulating wind farms and electric-generating wind devices. Effective immediately.

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