Ordinance regarding solar farm regulation in Lancaster on hold

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

LANCASTER—At its February 20 meeting, the Lancaster planning commission held a public workshop to review a proposed ordinance for solar farms in the county and scheduled a March 19 public hearing. That hearing was canceled due to COVID-19, said planning and land use director Brian Barnes.

Staff is still working with stakeholders to craft a workable ordinance; however, public input and a vote by the commission have been postponed, Barnes added.

The emergency ordinance passed…

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