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853 acre solar farm rezoning request filed

There will be a meeting of the Davie County Planning Board on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Davie County Senior Center, 278 Meroney St., Mocksville.

Junction Solar Project has applied to rezone 853.35 acres of land consisting of six parcels from Residential Agricultural (R-A), Residential 20 (R-20) and Cooleemee Zoning Overlay District (CZ-O) to Special Purpose-Special Conditions (SP-S) to operate a solar energy generating facility. The proposed solar facility will occupy approximately 545 acres of the total 853 acres. The subject properties are along Junction and Ratledge roads. The properties are parcels of the Davie County Tax Map K300000065, K300000058, L300000017, L400000016, L400000055 and L400000017.