Rezoning request for solar proposal hits delay as landowners learn of plans

by Kate Shunney

Property owners near the site of a proposed solar energy array west of Hancock successfully postponed a rezoning hearing on the project, pushing a county decision into next week and prompting more attention to the project and its public hearing.

The Washington County Board of Zoning Appeals was supposed to hear the details of a Solar Energy Generating System being planned for a property along Old Route 40 and Woodmont Road last week, but residents asked the county to set . . .