Use 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 of the Variance 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?
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/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. The need for the use Variance does/does not arise from some condition peculiar to the property involved. *
If you feel the criterion is met, but you believe additional conditions should be added to the petition you may include them here.
Question 4
4. The strict application of the terms of the Ordinance will/will not constitute an unnecessary hardship of applied to the property for which the Variance is sought. *
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.
Question 5
5. Will the approval interfere substantially with the Noble County Comprehensive Plan? *
Will granting this Use Variance cause create trouble carrying out the Comprehensive Plan?
Final Decision
Based on the above information, your decision is: *
If all of the above criterion are met the petition may be approved (or approved with conditions). If any of the criterion are not met the petition must be denied.