Solar Energy Facility Projects

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Below is a list of Solar Energy Facility Projects which have obtained approvals from the Planning Commission and/or the Board of Zoning Appeals. The next steps for each project are noted in the table below. A map has been created to show the locations of approved solar projects in Jefferson County. You can view the map online [click here].

*Click on File Numbers to review approved permit

**Click on Public Hearing / Public Workshop Date to review application & staff report within meeting agenda packet

Please contact the Office of Planning and Zoning with any questions related to the projects listed below: 304-728-3228 /

The Public Research Portal includes a link to an interactive GIS Map. In addition to parcel data and zoning district information, viewers are able to "turn on" a solar facilities layer to see where solar projects have been approved in the County. [Click Here] to review a "How To Guide" on using the Public Research Map.


Project Name & General Location

*Shaded areas indicate parcels included in project.

Conditional Use Permit

Concept Plan

Zoning Certificate

Stormwater Management Report

Building Permit

Blake Solar Energy Facility

Project Size = 516 Acres

Blake Solar Thumbnail

File #22-4-CUP -
Issued 08/08/22

BZA Public Hearing: 07/28/22
File #22-7-SP

PC Public Workshop: 08/09/22
File #23-3-ZC
Issued: 01/18/23
File #22-7-SP
Approved on: 02/01/23
File #s:

23-170 (Temporary Construction Trailer)

23-171 Temporary Office Trailer)

23-593 ( 7' Tall Fence)

23-82 (Control Building)

23-75 (Solar Panels)


Wild Hill Solar Energy Facility

Project Size = 841.74 Acres

Wild Hill Solar Thumbnail

File #22-5-CUP -
Issued 09/30/22

BZA Approved on: 08/25/22
File #22-9-SP

PC Public Workshop: 09/13/22
File #22-56-ZC
Issued: 10/24/22
Pending Submission Pending Submission

Rippon Energy Facility

Project Size = 878 Acres

 Rippon Solar Thumbnail (2)

File #22-9-CUP -
Issued 12/07/22

BZA Approved on: 10/27/22
File #22-15-SP

PC Public Workshop: 11/15/22
File #23-50-ZC
Issued: 11/01/23
Pending Submission Pending Submission

Flowing Springs Farm
Solar Energy Facility

Project Size = 660 Acres

Flowing Springs Farm Solar Thumbnail


N/A - Principal Permitted Use
Project located entirely within delineated growth areas.
File #23-4-SP

PC Public Workshop: 05/09/23
Pending Submission Pending Submission Pending Submission

Franklintown Farm
Solar Project

Project Size = 502 Acres

 Franklintown Thumbnail


File #24-4-CUP

BZA Public Hearing: Postponed to 08/22/2024 (original date = 03/28/2024)


File #24-2-SP - Concept Plan

File #24-3-SP - Narrative

PC Public Workshop: 
Postponed to 09/10/2024 (original date 06/11/2024

 Pending Submission  Pending Submission  Pending Submission