7 PM Public Hearing: Solar Energy Systems (Ripley Road)

7 PM Public Hearing: Solar Energy Systems (Ripley Road)

Public Hearing Date: 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 7:00pm


Board of Appeals

Type of Notice: 

Public Notice

Date Posted: 

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 9:32am


THE BOARD OF APPEALS FOR CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND has been petitioned by MD Solar 2, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, for a Special Exception to permit a Solar Energy Systems, Large, as provided in Article XIII, Section §297-212 (Use #7.07.200) and Article XXV, Section §297-415 of the Charles County Zoning Ordinance.

The subject property, 6795 Ripley Road in La Plata, Maryland, is identified as Parcels 25, 258, and 259, within Grid 22, on Tax Map 31. Combined, the three (3) parcels encompassing this property are approximately 299 acres in size and are located entirely within the Rural Conservation (RC) zone.  The subject parcels are accessed off of the eastern and western sides of Ripley Road. Parcels 25, 258, and 259 are situated south of the Ripley Road and Hawthorne Road (MD 225) intersection, and north of the Ripley Road and Poorhouse Road intersection. The Board of Appeals is hereby giving notice that a Public Hearing will be held on this matter Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Charles County Government Building, La Plata, Maryland.

The submittal documents for Docket #1391, filed on October 27, 2017, and Staff Report are available for inspection at the Office of the Board of Appeals located in the Planning Division, Planning and Growth Management Department, Charles County Government Building, La Plata, Maryland or at the following web address: 



Brendan Moon, Chairman

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