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VARIANCE PROCEDURES
104 N. Riverside Drive
Edgewater, FL 32132
planning@cityofedgewater.org
(386) 424-2400 ext. 1502
The following is not all inclusive; it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure
compliance with all applicable codes.
1. Non-administrative variances are approved/denied by the Planning & Zoning Board (P&ZB).
2. A non-administrative variance application shall be completed by the applicant and submitted to the
Development Services Department with appropriate fees.
3. Proposed Use please describe proposed construction/use, i.e., size of structure, type of structure
4. Description of request please describe the exact variance you are requesting, i.e., type of construction or
structure, distance from property line, height of building/fence, etc.
5. Explanation of hardship please detail why the variance is needed, i.e., why the proposed development
cannot meet the requirements in the Land Development Code.
6. Upon receipt of the completed application, the Development Services Department shall forward the
application for review by the Technical Review Committee and provide a staff report and recommendation
to the P&ZB.
7. Staff may visit the property to take photos for inlcusion in the P&ZB agenda.
8. Approximately 10-days prior to the P&ZB meeting Staff will send notice of the request to adjacent property
owners, the applicant/owner will receive a copy of said notice.
9. Approximately 10-days prior the P&ZB meeting staff will post a notice of the public hearing on the property;
this notice must remain until after the hearing at which time the applicant/or property owner can remove
the notice.
10. The Friday before the meeting Staff will email a copy of the agenda to the applicant/owner.
11. The P&ZB may prescribe appropriate conditions for any variance and may prescribe a time limit for
application of the variance.
12. Expiration - Unless specifically stated otherwise, a variance shall expire two (2) years after final action,
unless a building permit or certificate of occupancy has been issued.
13. Appeals - Appeals of P&ZB variance decisions shall be made to the City Council within fifteen (15) days of
the P&ZB decision in a manner and form required by the City Council. If the variance is approved and no
appeal is filed an Order of Variance will then be issued.
14. The issuance of an Order of Variance does not authorize construction; a building permit must be applied for
and issued prior to any development.
For additional information or questions please contact the Development Services, Planning Division
City of Edgewater
Non-Administrative Variance App 1
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VARIANCEAPPLICATION
104 N. Riverside Drive
Edgewater, FL 32132
Planning@cityofedgewater.org
386-424-2400 ext. 1502
Fees: Residential - $200.00 / Non-Residential - $300.00 Case No.
ApplicantInformation(MUSTBEAPERSON)
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PropertyOwnerInformation(ifdifferentfromapplicant)
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Pleaseprovideadetailedresponsetothefollowing:
1. Proposed Use
2. Description of request
3. Explanation of hardship
4. Will the granting of the proposed variance result in creating or continuing a use which is no
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compatible with adjacent uses in the area? Yes No Please explain
5. Is the proposed action the minimum action available to permitreasonableuse of the property?
Yes No Please explain
6. Are the physical characteristics of the subject site unique and not present on adjacent sites?
Yes No Please explain
7. Are the circumstances creating the need for the variance the result of actions by the applicant or
actions proposed by the applicant? Yes No Please explain
City of Edgewater
Non-Administrative Variance App 2
RequiredDocuments
1. Current Deed
2. Signed and sealed survey showing all existing structures and all new alterations (waterfront property must
show the Mean High Water Line and Wetlands Vegetation Line)
3. A site plan, including dimensions, showing the item requested as to the nature of the variance
4. Approval documentation from Homeowner’s Association (if applicable)
5. Any other material deemed necessary by the staf
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DisclaimerandSignature
PursuanttoChapter286,F.S.,ifanindividualdecidestoappealanydecisionmadewithrespecttoanymatterconsideredata
meetingorhearing,thatindividualwillneedarecordoftheproceedingsandwillneedtoinsurethataverbatimrecordofthe
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PLEASESUBMITYOURAPPLICATIONWITHALLREQUIREDATTACHMENTS.SUBMISSIONSOFINCOMPLETE
APPLICATIONSWILLDELAYPUBLICHEARINGS.APPLICATIONFEESARENONREFUNDABLE.
Ihavereadandagreetothetermsandconditionssetforthinthisapplication.
Owner Signature Date
Applicant Signature Date
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City of Edgewater
Non-Administrative Variance App 3
NOTARIZEDAUTHORIZATIONOFOWNER(to be completed if applicant is not the property owner)
I/we as the sole or joint fee simple title holder(s) of the property
described as (address or parcel number) authorize
to act as my agent to seek a Non-Administrative Variance on the
above referenced property.
Owners Signature Owners Signature
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF VOLUSIA, to wit:
Subscribed and sworn before me this ______ day of ____________________, 2020 by means of physical
presence or online notarization, and who is personally known to me or produced the following
identification _______________________.
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Notary Public
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City of Edgewater
Non-Administrative Variance App 4
AGREEMENTFORCONSULTANT,ENGINEERING,PLANNING,
ENVIRONMENTAL,LEGAL,ADVERTISINGCOSTS&ONSITEINSPECTIONS
The City of Edgewater contracts for certain consultant, engineering, planning, environmental and legal
services related to its review of development projects. All fees charged by any such consultant, engineering,
planning, environmental, on-site inspections and/or legal service providers are required to be paid by the
owner/applicant. In addition, the owner/appli c ant is required to pay all advertising and recording costs in
connection with application submitted by the undersigned.
The undersigned agrees that it shall be liable to the City for one hundred percent (100%) of the actual
costs, both direct and indirect, of coordinating and reviewing the application submitted by the undersigned,
including, but not limited to, the following:
Engineering ReviewandApprovalFees
PlanningConsultantFees
OnSiteInspectionandApprovalFees
LegalFees
AdvertisingCosts
Recording Costs
The owner/applicant does hereby acknowledge that on-site inspections by City staff, consultants, elected
and appointed officials are permitted on said property.
The undersigned agrees to pay the above-referenced fees within thirty (30) days of receipt of an invoice for
same and further agrees to pay to the City interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of one percent (1%) per month
for any fees not remitted within thirty (30) days of receipt of an invoice for same. No site inspections,
Development Order or Certificates of Occupancy will be issued until all of the above-referenced fees are paid in full.
OWNER/APPLICANT:
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