Commercial Solar Energy System Public Hearing: April 3, 2024

Posted on March 13, 2024

Ela Township has received notice of a proposal before the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a conditional use permit to establish a Commercial Solar Energy System located at 25428 N. Fairfield Road Hawthorn Woods, IL.

The Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals will host a public hearing on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., at the Ela Area Public Library, located at 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, Illinois. Click here to view the notice of the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.

This property is located in unincorporated Lake County, but is surrounded by Hawthorn Woods and unincorporated neighborhoods. Residential dwellings located on the northern, southern, and western property lines in Hawthorn Woods will be impacted by the development.

The Township plans to attend the public hearing on April 3rd. For the complete application, please click the following link:

Residents are encouraged to attend the hearing to ask questions and learn more about the Commercial Solar Energy System proposal.

Click here to view the full application.

Please refer to proposed site plan and current site location map below. If you should have any questions regarding any impact to your property, please contact the following Lake County staff member addressing resident concerns:

Frank Olson, Lake County Planner/Project Manager
(847) 377-2116

Current Site Location Map

Solar Energy Current Site Location Map

Proposed Site Plan

Solar Energy Proposed Site Plan

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