Resources

Zoning Decisions

Informational Memo

Learn the nature of a city’s decision-making authority and the legal standards associated with variances, conditional use permits, and nonconformities.

Published Jan 25, 2019.

Land Use Variances

Informational Memo

Learn about variances as a way cities may allow an exception to part of their zoning ordinance.

Published Jan 11, 2019.

Land Use Conditional Use Permits

Informational Memo

Learn the basics of conditional use permits (CUPs) in administering the city’s land use ordinances.

Published Jan 11, 2019.

Land Use Nonconformities

Informational Memo

What a city can do about land uses or structures that don't comply with its current zoning ordinance.

Published Sep 5, 2018.