What is a variance?

If some aspect of a proposed project does not conform with the development standards for the zone, it is possible to apply for a Variance. The purpose of issuing variances is not to allow exceptions to the development standards but rather to help achieve equal treatment for owners who would be disadvantaged by strict application of these standards. For more information on variances contact the Building and Zoning Department.

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1. What district is my property in?
2. What if a use is prohibited?
3. What is a special use permit?
4. What is a variance?
5. What is the board of zoning appeals?
6. What fees can be expected?