PUBLIC NOTICE CONDITIONAL USE MODIFICATION-EXCEPTION- WEST PRINEVILLE SOLAR PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Crook County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 to consider the following: Conditional Use Modification – Exception – West Prineville Solar Record number 217-20-000375-PLNG Bryan Sproat (owner) and West Prineville Solar Farm, LLC (applicant) are requesting a modification to conditional use permit 217-19-000029-PLNG to expand the approved West Prineville solar Farm, LLC, a photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation facility, from 320 acres to up to 654 acres. Commercial energy facilities are allowed as conditional uses under Crook County Code 18.16.020 and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS 215.283) and are subject to review under Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 660-033-130(38), Crook County Code 18.160 (Conditional Uses) and 18.161 (Commercial Power Generating Facilities). The proposed modification will also require an exception to Statewide Planning Goal 3 (Agricultural Lands) as required by Oregon Administrative Rule 660-04. The property is identified as Township 15 S, Range 15 E WM, tax lots 2400 and 3000. A notice of public hearing and location maps are being mailed to all affected property owners, and to the appropriate entities and public agencies at least 20 days prior to the Planning Commission hearing. The hearing is being held pursuant to Crook County Code 18.172. Written testimony may be submitted to the Crook County Community Development Department, 300 NE 3rd Street, Room 12, Prineville, Oregon 97754, prior to 4:00 p.m. on May 6, 2020, or by email ( The application and copies of testimony are available by calling the planning department at 541-447-3211 or emailing Documents are also available on the department’s website: To promote community wellness, pursuant to public health recommendations regarding COVID-19, Crook County will be holding this hearing by WebEx conference call. People may participate by calling the following number: 1-408-418-9388 Meeting number (access code) 621 292 434 Attendee ID: # Members of the public are encouraged to observe social distancing requirements and to participate by calling in or submitting written testimony in advance. Those who are unable to call in may visit the conference room at 320 NE Court Street, Prineville. Recordings of the meeting and draft meeting minutes will be available within three business days by contacting the planning department. Please call 541-447-3211 if you have questions. Published: April 21, 2020 PCO162159

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Publication: Prineville Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2020/04/21

End Date: 2020/04/21

Owner: Crook County Community Development


County: Crook