Let’s Talk Setbacks!

At their March 2 meeting, the Maysville – Mason County Joint Planning Commission voted 5 – 2 “in favor of having solar in Mason County and proceeding to finalize how to regulate it”. Adopting appropriate setback regulations is a major requirement for Mason County to claim solar’s economic and environmental benefits.

In terms of land use planning, a setback is the minimum distance which a building or other structure must be set back from a street, road, or any other place or structure which is deemed to need protection.

Solar setbacks in other jurisdictions

Read about Mason County’s existing setbacks in each zoning district

All of Mason County will benefit from adopting reasonable setbacks.