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Major Design Exceptions and Minor Design Adjustments
Major Design Exception

Major Design Exceptions are intended to provide a procedure for the Board of Adjustment to use in considering requests for regulatory relief from certain specified zoning regulations when such relief is reasonably needed to overcome practical difficulties related to the subject property. Development which is granted a Major Design Exception shall be considered conforming to this ordinance. There are specific criteria for exceptions that are eligible for Major Design Exceptions, which are outlined in the application packet, found here

Minor Design Adjustment
The purpose of a Minor Design Adjustment is to provide applicants with a method to obtain an adjustment to a standard that is consistent with the prevailing character of the surrounding area. Specific criteria for exceptions that are eligible for Minor Design Adjustments, which are outlined in the application packet, found here.
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