Section 45-25-260.02

Permit required.

(a) It shall be unlawful to construct, erect, install, alter, operate, or locate a wind energy conversion system in DeKalb County without first obtaining a permit from a local governing body of DeKalb County.

(b) The property upon which the wind energy conversion system is proposed to be located shall be appropriately zoned by the respective municipal council or county commission, if applicable.

(c) In the event a municipality elects to regulate wind energy conversion systems within the corporate limits of the municipality, the regulations of the municipality shall govern, provided that the regulations meet minimum standards established by the governing body of the county.

(Act 2015-348, §3; Act 2015-387, §3.)