Posts Tagged ‘Hardship’

Zoning Variances: Is It Better to Ask for Forgiveness than Permission?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

UPDATE September 2013:  The 2013 legislation revising the board of adjustment statutes codifies the “self-created-hardship” standard for granting variances that is common in many ordinances.  S.L. 2013 – 126 provides that the hardship may not result from actions taken by the applicant or the property owner. In addition, it expressly provides that “the act of […]