special use permit

Definition of "special use permit"
  1. A legal authorization granted by a relevant governmental authority such as a zoning board that allows a specific use of a property, which is otherwise an exception to the existing use regulations
How to use "special use permit" in a sentence
  1. After receiving a special use permit, the property owner was allowed to operate a small business from their residential-zoned property.
  2. Without a special use permit, any proposed commercial activities in a residential zone are not compliant with local zoning rules.
  3. The city zoning board denied the application for a special use permit citing that the proposed use contradicted the local development guidelines.

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