§ 1445-19. Standards for Special Exceptions  

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  • An application for a special exception may not be approved unless the Zoning Hearing Examiner determines that the proposed special exception is appropriate in the location proposed based on the following standards and, where applicable, the special standards for specific special exceptions. A special exception may be granted only if the examiner makes all of the following findings:

    (a) Compliance With Code and District Purposes. The proposed development will be consistent with the purposes of this Code and the district where the use is located.

    (b) No Substantial Impairment of Property Value. The proposed development will not substantially diminish or impair the value of property within the neighborhood in which it is located.

    (c) No Undue Adverse Impact. The proposed development will not have an adverse effect on the character of the area or the public health, safety and general welfare. The proposed special exception will be constructed, arranged and operated so as to be compatible with the use and development of neighboring property in accord with applicable district regulations.

    (d) Compliance with Other Standards. The proposed development complies with all other standards imposed on it by this Code.

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