Special Exceptions

Examples
The Board of Adjustment, upon application and after public hearing may grant the following Special Exceptions:
  • Antennas and antenna supporting structures
  • Change of a nonconforming use
  • Modification of a screening requirement
  • Modification of front yard requirements
  • Modification of height restrictions
  • Modification of the parking and loading requirements
  • Modification of permitted yard obstructions
  • Modification of requirements
  • Permit residential accessory uses and structures on abutting residentially-zoned lots which are under common ownership
  • Reduction of the number of required off-street parking spaces on a lot or may allow the required off-street parking on a lot other than the lot which contains an adult entertainment establishment or dance hall
  • Restoration of a partially destroyed nonconforming structure
  • Restoration of a partially destroyed structure containing a nonconforming use
  • Special Exception uses as designated and regulated within the permitted principal use provisions, accessory use provisions, or Use Unit provisions of the Zoning District
Special Exception Requests
A request for a Special Exception must be made by filing an application with the Building Inspector. The request will then be set for public hearing.

The board shall hold the public hearing. The concurring vote of 3 members is necessary to grant a Special Exception.

Void
A Special Exception that has not been utilized within 1 year from the date it was approved by the board will thereafter be void, unless the board has extended the time for utilization. Utilization means actual use or issuance of a Building Permit, when applicable, provided construction is diligently carried to completion.