Temporary Use Permits
Purpose. Temporary Use Permits are required for (1) the erection of any structure for temporary purposes
and (2) the expansion of or change in any use for temporary purposes.
Permit Issuance. The Zoning Administrator shall issue permits. All permits shall be issued in conformity
with the provisions of this Chapter, except where the Zoning Administrator receives a written order from
(1) the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) in the form of an interpretation involving error, special use or
variance; or (2) the Board of Commissioners in the form of the issuance of approval for a vested right. A
Temporary Use Permit must be issued prior to the issuance of a building permit, which shall comply with
the Temporary Use Permit and all conditions of approval attached thereto.
Pre-application Conference. None required.
Application. Each application for a permit shall be filed on a form provided by the Zoning
Administrator. Applications may be modified by the Zoning Administrator as necessary, who may
require the applicant to supply additional information.
Review Schedule. Applications for permits shall adhere to one (1) of two (2) review schedules
based upon duration of the temporary use. The Zoning Administrator shall approve or deny a
permit application: (1) within seven (7) business days for an application requesting duration of a
use for no more than two (2) weeks; or (2) within 15 business days on all applications requesting
duration of a use for more than two (2) weeks.
Fees. Any review fee established by the Commissioners shall be submitted with the application.
Staff Review. The Zoning Administrator shall process and review all applications for a permit. If the
application is found to be incomplete, the Zoning Administrator shall notify the applicant of any
deficiencies. Where the Zoning Administrator denies the permit, reasons for the denial shall be stated.
Permit Validity. Upon the issuance of a permit, the applicant will be allowed the temporary use for the
specified length of time on the specified dates. Permits shall not be issued for any duration to exceed two