for ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL or SPECIAL EXCEPTION or VARIANCE
COMPLETED_____________FEE PAID________ SHORELAND yes/no
legal interest in property (provide documentation; copy of deed is required)_______________________________________________________________
use of property____________________________________________________
IS A REQUEST FOR THE FOLLOWING (check appropriate box):
1. Administrative Appeal.
Relief from the decision, or the lack of decision, of the Code
Enforcement Officer or the Planning Board in regard to an application for a
permit. (Please attach a separate piece of paper explaining in detail the facts
surrounding the administrative appeal.) It
is the applicant’s contention that (check one):
An error was made in the denial of the permit.
The denial of the permit was based on a misinterpretation of the
There has been a failure to approve or deny the permit within a
Special exception. (Please
attach a separate piece of paper explaining in detail the facts surrounding the
Describe generally the nature of the variance, including the section of
the Ordinance from which a variance is sought.
Justification of Variance: In
order, for a variance to be granted, the applicant must demonstrate to the Board
that strict application of the terms of the Town ordinance would result in undue
hardship to the applicant. The
Board may grant a variance from the dimensional standards of a zoning ordinance
when strict application of the ordinance to the applicant and the applicant’s
property would cause a practical difficulty and when all of the following
The land in question cannot yield a reasonable return unless the variance
The need for a variance is due to the unique circumstances of the
property and not to the general conditions of the neighborhood.
The granting of a variance will not alter the essential character of the
The hardship is not the result of action taken by the appellant or a
are required to state your reasoning (justification) for why the above
conditions are true with respect to your property and the variance you are
seeking. On a separate sheet of
paper, state specifically your reasoning (justification) for each condition (A,
B, C, and D).
Plot Plan Requirements:
A COMPLETE PLOT
PLAN MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION. THIS MUST CONFORM AS FOLLOWS:
Be to scale.
Show all property lines.
Show any existing structures.
Show any proposed structures.
Provide measurements of any structures, existing or proposed.
Provide distance from all property lines to any structures, existing or
Designate the area of the plot plan to be used for the special exception,
if one is sought.
Provide additional details on the plot plan as needed (i.e., lighting,
parking, sign location, etc.).
width __________ Lot
depth_______________ Lot area
of lot to be occupied________________
of sewage disposal______________________________________________
of structure: 1st floor
Side(s)_________ __________ Rear________
I certify that the information submitted on this application is true and
correct. All proposed uses will be in conformance with the application
and the Frye Island Zoning Ordinance and Shoreland Zoning.
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