Land Use Conditional Use Permits

Informational Memo

Published: March 1, 2021

Land Use Conditional Use Permits
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This content conveys general information. Do not use it as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited are available from the League’s Research staff.

Learn the basics of conditional use permits (CUPs) in administering the city’s land use ordinances. Define conditional use permits, for what purposes they may be granted; learn who grants them and procedural considerations for public hearings and the role of neighborhood opinion. Other terms used for this land use control may include zoning permit, or interim use permit. Understand expiration dates, time limits and revocation of CUPs.