CITY OF TAMPA, FLORIDA
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
LAND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATION
SPECIAL USE I (S1) APPLICATION
NOTE: Please be aware that these guidelines are intended only as a guide to assist you in submitting your Special Use
(1) application. These guidelines are derived from Chapter 27 of the City Code.
I. PRE-APPLICATION CONFERENCE Prior to submittal of a Special Use (1) application, it is strongly recommended that
the applicant schedule a complimentary conference with a staff member from the Land Development Coordination Division.
The purpose of the conference is to advise the applicant regarding the review standards and process for the application.
II. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION:
A. COMPLETE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FORM. (Exhibits A, A-1)
B. LEGAL DESCRIPTION (Exhibit B)
Must be typewritten. (Please use your deed or survey to find your legal description)
C. APPLICATION FEES:
Residential Development, Less than 19 units: $611
Residential Development, 19 units or greater and non-residential uses: $929
Adult Use: $834.50
Home Occupation or Extended Family Residence: $194
be made by business check, bank check, MasterCard/Visa/AMEX (cash and
personal checks are not accepted)
D. CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH SPECIAL USE CONDITIONS (Exhibit C)
E. AFFIDAVIT TO AUTHORIZE AGENT (Exhibit D)
1. In Compliance
a. Adult Use - Adult use special use permit applications shall be submitted and processed under the procedures specified
for S-1 special use permits relating to constitutionally
protected first amendment activity. The specific standards set forth in
Section 27-132 shall be the only standards considered or applied in connection with the review or determination of an
application for an S-1 special use permit relating to constitutionally protect first amendment activity.
b. All other Special Uses - The applicant shall submit the Certification of Compliance with Special Use Conditions to
demonstrate that all of the conditions required for the Special Use have been met. The Zoning Administrator may
require additional information to insure compliance with the conditions. The additional information may include, but shall
not be limited to, a site plan, photographs and/or an approval from other reviewing agencies. For home occupations
include Statement of Home Occupation.
2. Not In Compliance (applicable when the Section 27-132 specific criteria for the special use does not specifically
prohibit a waiver request.) The petitioner must request a waiver or modification for any condition which is not met. Such
a request will require a public hearing before City Council. A waiver or modification may be approved by City Council
after a recommendation from City Staff. The applicant shall clearly demonstrate the justification for modifying the
condition and shall propose, to
the maximum extent possible, an alternative, which provides a safeguard similar to the