Variances heard by the Zoning Board:

  • Bulk Variances (“C” Variances): A departure from any provision of a zoning ordinance except use.
  • Use Variances (“D” Variances): A variance granted for a use or structure that is not permitted in the zone. Examples of use variances:
  • Use of principle structure
  • Expansion of non-conforming use
  • Deviation from a specification of standard of a conditional use
  • Increase in permitted floor area ratio
  • Increase in permitted density
  • Height > 10 feet or 10% of the maximum height permitted

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