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Posted on: August 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing - Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Zoning Regulations related to Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will commence at the Kansas State Fairgrounds Encampment Building at 2000 N. Poplar Street, Hutchinson, KS  67502 commencing at 4:30 pm on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Entrance to the Fairgrounds may be gained off of the N. Poplar Street entrance. 

At the above time and place, the Reno County Planning Commission will consider Case Number 2020-09, a request by the Reno County Planning Commission for a series of text amendments to the April 2016 Edition of the Reno County Zoning Regulations.  The amendments consist of the following: 

  • Amending the Table of Contents page by adding Article 23, Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems (CWECS) Regulations. 
  • Amending Article 15-105(14) in its entirety and substituting therefore a reference to new Article 23 pertaining to commercial wind energy conversion systems (CWECS). 
  • Adding Article 23, pertaining to Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems (CWECS), to the Reno County Zoning Regulations.   

The text amendments for the proposed regulations are available for inspection Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Reno County Public Works Facility located at 600 Scott Blvd., South Hutchinson, KS  67505 and can be reviewed online at 

All interested parties may appear and be heard at the public hearing listed above.  Parties with questions pertaining to the text amendments, or who wish to view the case file, or who may need special assistance may contact the Reno County Public Works Department - Planning & Zoning Division at 620-694-2978.  Written comments may be submitted to the address noticed above or by email to  The public hearing, once commenced, may be continued by the Planning Commission to a later date and time if deemed necessary.   

Mark Vonachen, Secretary
Reno County Planning Commission 

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF)

Proposed Article 23 - Public Hearing Draft (PDF)

Proposed text amendment to Article 15 (PDF)

Proposed text amendment to TOC Page (PDF)

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