City of Bonne Terre, MO
St. Francois County
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[CC 2001 §16.32.010; Ord. No. Z-3-90F §1, 9-11-1997; Attachment §405.110(A), 9-11-1997]
When a subdivider can show that a provision of these regulations would cause unnecessary hardship if strictly adhered to and when, in the opinion of the Planning and Zoning Commission, because of topographical or other conditions peculiar to the site, a departure may be made without destroying the intent of such provision, the Commission may recommend a variance or modification to the City Council. The subdivider shall apply in writing for such variance or modification. Any variance thus recommended shall be entered in writing in the minutes of the Commission and the reasoning on which the departure was justified shall be set forth. Any variance or modification authorized by the City Council shall be made by resolution and a copy thereof shall be attached and made a part of the final plan.
[CC 2001 §16.32.020; Ord. No. Z-3-90F §1, 9-11-1997; Attachment §405.110(B), 9-11-1997]
No variance shall be granted unless the Commission finds that no detriment will be caused to the public welfare and no damage will be caused to other public property in the area in which the property for which the variance is requested is situated and that the variance will not substantially impair the intent and purpose of this Article.