Telsa Makes Zoning Inquiries in Mitchell, South Dakota

Supercharger station would be part of national network, this one located along Interstate 90.

Published: 27-Aug-2013

MITCHELL, S.D. -- A California-based electric car company might one day be generating a buzz in Mitchell.

During a noon meeting today in the Council Chambers at City Hall the Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission plans to discuss an inquiry from Tesla Motors regarding the zoning and permitting procedures for an electric car charging station in the city.

According to City Planner Neil Putnam, the city's code is silent regarding electric car charging stations.


Tim Draper, cofounder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson venture capital firm.

Tim Draper, co-founder of $6 billion venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, says Tesla has the resources to beat the Detroit Three.

Rafael de Mestre completes around the world journey in his Tesla Roadster electric car.

Illustration of Tesla solar charging station.

The free stations are designed to fully charge Tesla's new Model S sedan in about an hour, and a half-hour-long charge can produce enough energy for a 150-mile trip,


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