Land Use Conditional Use Permits

Informational Memo

Published: January 11, 2019

Land Use Conditional Use Permits
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service 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.