Developer asks county to rezone Woodmont Road property for solar array

by Kate Shunney

A public hearing set for November in Hagerstown will allow the Washington County Board of Zoning Appeals to hear testimony about a request to rezone land west of Hancock for a 10-acre solar energy generating system.

Hancock MD #1 Solar LLC applied for a Special Exception Site Plan with the Washington County Division of Planning & Zoning on October 3. The application for rezoning was entered by representatives of the property owner, listed as Westernport Properties, LLC of Reno . . .