§ 1445-17. Standards for Variances to Accommodate Persons with Disabilities  


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  • The Zoning Hearing Examiner may authorize a variance from the provisions of the Cincinnati Zoning Code that limit the number of persons who may live together as a single-housekeeping unit in a dwelling unit on finding that all of the following circumstances apply:

    (a) The variance is necessary as a reasonable accommodation of persons with disabilities;

    (b) The denial of the variance would result in the denial of the equal opportunity of persons with disabilities to use and enjoy occupancy of a dwelling;

    (c) The variance is not materially detrimental to the public welfare or injurious to property in the district or vicinity in which the property is located; and

    (d) In a residential district, the maximum number persons that the director may authorize to live together as a single-housekeeping unit is eight.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 15-2004, eff. Feb. 13, 2004)