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Petition for Variance

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It is incumbent upon the applicant to demonstrate that they meet the variance criteria to be considered. According to City Code Title 11, Chap. 3, Sect. 7, Art. B, the applicant must prove that

  • the application of the title to the particular piece of property would create unnecessary hardship
  • such conditions are peculiar to the piece of property involved
  • relief, if granted, would not cause substantial determent to the public good, or impair the purposes and intent of this title or the comprehensive plan
  • the variance, if granted, would be the minimum necessary to alleviate the unnecessary hardship

Petition for Zoning Variance [PDF]