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Application No. _______________
Submittal Date: _______________
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City of Deerfield Beach • Planning & Zoning Division
150 NE 2
Avenue • Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Office 954-480-4206 • Questions? Web.email@example.com
APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE
Pursuant to Code Section 98-116
COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS OF APPLICATION LEGIBLY.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Check applicable box:
☐ Variance- Zoning Appeals Special Master (ZASM): Must submit complete application and all required
submittals by the cutoff date to be scheduled for a ZASM hearing. If Staff determines more information is needed
or the application is incomplete, the application will not be processed or scheduled.
☐ Variance- City Commission: Must comply with the public notice and advertising requirements, pursuant to
Code Section 98-35(1).
The following items must be submitted to be deemed a complete application (for variances requiring approval by
City Commission, documentation may be provided with the development plan application requirements in
☐ Complete Application (Including Development Plan Application Form)
☐ Application Processing Fee (See fee schedule)
☐ Proof of Ownership from the property owner. If the owner cannot be verified through the Broward County Tax
Roll, a copy of either the recorded warranty deed, valid purchase contract, or a signed and notarized letter from
the owner of record must be submitted with this application.
☐ Disclosure Affidavit for all owners, representatives, and applicants for the project that will be speaking on behalf
of the application (for City Commission variances only).
☐ Agent Authorization Letter if applicable, authorizing the applicant/agent to act on all property owners’ behalf.
☐ Current Survey (12 months or less) showing existing conditions prepared, signed and sealed by a Florida
registered surveyor of the subject property.
☐ Site Plan showing proposal for the variance being sought. Examples of acceptable site plans include sketches
(to scale) on a current survey, drawings prepared by a licensed architect, engineer, or landscape architect, etc.
☐ Photographs (a minimum of 2) showing the existing conditions of the property taken from different perspectives
where the development is proposed.
☐ One (1) Digital CD of required submittals listed above must be provided.
☐ Other Information may be required as determined by staff (e.g. architectural elevations, floor plans, site plan
Any party to a proceeding before the Special Master may appeal the decision of the Special Master by a
writ of certiorari as provided by the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure. In order to appeal the decision
of the Special Master, a verbatim transcript of the proceeding is necessary.