What is a variance?
A variance is a proposed change, modification or variation from the provisions of the code or LDRs. All variance requests are heard by the City Council at a public quasi-judicial hearing. An example of a variance may include an addition that is encroaching on the front, side or rear yard setbacks.

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1. What is a public hearing?
2. For a public hearing application, how long does it take to have an answer?
3. If I receive notice, am I obligated to attend a public hearing?
4. What is a Certificate of Use?
5. What is a plat?
6. What is a variance?
7. What is an administrative site plan approval and an administrative variance?
8. Do I need a permit to cut down or remove a tree?
9. Do I need a permit to add a room to my house, pool house or garage?
10. Do I need a permit for a pool, shed or deck?
11. Do I need a permit to install a fence?