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Change of Use Catagories

Except for Farming and Forestry changes to other uses which always require a permit, change of use occurs when a use changes from one category to another and when trips per day increase.

For example: Multi Family changing from 3 to 5 units IS NOT a change in use (still a driveway). However, Multi Family changing from 1 to 6 units is (Driveway to Entrance); Home business/service/professional changing to Business Professional & Service under 50 trips IS a change in use; Institutional Uses under 50 trips changing to Retail Use under 50 trips IS a change in use. A Retail Use changing to an institutional use is a change in use. A change of use permit will be required when a use within a driveway category increases activity on site to change from a driveway to an entrance.

 

Driveway Use Categories
Entrance Use Categories
Farming & Forestry uses under 50 trips per day
Farming & Forestry uses over 50 trips per day
Single Family, Duplex or Multi Family up to 5 units
Multi Family with 5 or more units
Home business/retail under 50 trips per day
Home business/retail over 50 trips per day
Home business/service/professional under 50 trips per day
Home business/professional/service over 50 trips per day
Business Professional & Service under 50 trips per day*
Business Professional & Service over 50 trips per day*
Institutional Uses under 50 trips per day**
Institutional Uses over 50 trips per day**
Retail uses under 50 trips per day
Retail uses over 50 trips per day
Manufacturing, Mineral Extraction, Warehousing Storage uses under 50 trips per day
Manufacturing, Mineral Extraction, Warehousing Storage uses over 50 trips per day

 

*Business Professional & Service uses include real estate, beauty shop, day care, lawyer, appraiser, appliance and residential machinery repair shops and similar uses

**Institutional Uses include schools, hospitals, courts, jails and similar uses

 

This page last updated on 6/23/14