SIERRA VISTA — A bitcoin mining operation near Douglas received approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission during Wednesday’s regular meeting.

Commissioners Kim DePew, Nathan Watkins, Gerry Gonzalez, Jim Martzke, Gary Brauchla and Nancy Welch approved the request for a Special Use Authorization to Norma Brandenburg to construct a phased warehouse and solar project for a bitcoin mining operation on 4.15 acres at 2585 W. Oak Ave. near Douglas.