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The granting of a special exception allows for a legal nonconforming structure to build an addition or enlargement, provided the structure is legally conforming with respect to use and that the addition or enlargement does not create or increase nonconformity with applicable setback lines, or applicable yard, height, parking, loading or access provisions of Chapter 335: Zoning. Special exceptions are required to be reviewed and approved by the Plan Commission following a public hearing.
Before the Plan Commission’s review, the applicant is required to receive conditional approval from the Building Board (see Addition Application Checklist)
This application filled out in its entirety must be received at Village Hall by 4:30 PM, at least twenty (20) business days prior to the desired Plan Commission meeting. Applicants are encouraged to meet with the Zoning Administrator prior to submitting the application to ensure all materials are complete and sufficient for Plan Commission review. Applicants are required to attend the Plan Commission meeting.
The following items must be met:
In accordance with Elm Grove Code of Ordinance §30-3, any special professional services required to process your application or finalize your project will be billed to you in accordance with all applicable provisions of §30-3 and will be subject to all appeal rights as stated in §30-3. These services include, but are not limited, work of the Village Attorney and Village Engineer.
After the Zoning and Planning Administrator has reviewed your application with no additional changes or additions, 13 paper copies must be furnished at the time of payment in order to be on the next available meeting. Keep in mind there needs to be two publications of your item prior to the meeting date.
Please make all checks payable to the Village of Elm Grove.
$30 for the Plan Commission Submission Fee + $400.00 for the Special Exception Fee.
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