Development Standards Variance Findings of Fact Form

Attention BZA Board: Please fill out this form carefully and completely. All information will be made part of the public record. 

Petitioner information
Question 1
1. The Approval will/will not be injurious to the public health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the community.
Will granting the variance hurt or potentially cause harm to the county?
Please explain why the approval will/will not be injurious to the public health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the community
If you feel the criterion is met, but you believe additional conditions should be added to the petition you may include them here.
Question 2
2. The use and value of the area adjacent to the property included in the variance will not be affected in a substantially adverse manner *
Will the neighboring properties suffer any major negative impacts - what impacts can the neighbors realistically expect?
If you feel the criterion is met, but you believe additional conditions should be added to the petition you may include them here.
Question 3
3. Strict application of the terms of the zoning ordinance will result in practical difficulties in the use of the property *
Will the owner have excessive difficulties developing the property according the zoning ordinance standards? Remember, higher cost is not an adequate justification for a variance
If you feel the criterion is met, but you believe additional conditions should be added to the petition you may include them here.
4. Final Decision
Based on the above information, your decision is: *
If all three criterion are met the petition may be approved (or approved with conditions). If any of the three criterion are not met the petition must be denied.