Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes and the City of Hudson Municipal Code, the Board of Appeals has the
authority to issue a variance only when the following criteria are met. It is the responsibility of the
applicant(s) to explain how the statutory standards are met (attach additional paper if necessary).
Unnecessary Hardship – Describe how literal enforcement of the code would result in hardship to the
property owner due to the physical characteristics of the site. An unnecessary hardship that prevents the
owner from using the property for a permitted purpose or would render conformity with such restrictions
unnecessarily burdensome must be present and cannot be self-imposed.
Unique Property Limitation – Please describe how the conditions upon which a petition for a variance is
based are unique to the property for which the variance is being sought. Were any of these limitations
created by the circumstances of the property owner?
Protection of the Public Interest – Explain how the granting of a variance will not be detrimental to the public
welfare or injurious to the other property or improvements in the neighborhood in which the property is