Carlisle has several zoning districts that provide the basis for determining the permitted uses and development of the property within each zone.
This is a use which may be lawfully established in a particular zoning district(s), provided it conforms with all requirements, regulations and standards of the applicable zoning district. Although allowed by the Zoning Ordinance, many permitted uses require submission of an application and detailed plans, prior to the issuance of a permit. A complete list of permitted uses in contained in the Zoning Ordinance, which is located in section 12 of the Codified Codes of Ordinances.
This is a use that because of its unique characteristics cannot be classified as a permitted use in a particular zoning district. If certain standards are met, however, a conditional use may be granted by the Planning Commission. A Conditional Use requires submission of an application along with adequate plans and documentation showing that the proposed conditional use will conform to applicable standards. The Conditional Use application will be reviewed and approved, denied, or approved with conditions by the Planning Commission in a public hearing format.
A variance is designed to afford a property owner the opportunity for relief from a particular hardship or practical difficulty which the Zoning Ordinance may impose upon a particular parcel of land making compliance with the regulations in a zoning district extraordinarily difficult or impossible. The owner of a property, or the owner's agent, for which a variance is sought, must initiate a request for a variance. The variance application shall be completed by the applicant with any information as a justification for the variance, a site plan of the proposal for which the variance is being sought, a list of names and property owners within five hundred (500) feet, a filing fee, and other information as the Village may reasonably require. A public hearing for variance requests is conducted by the Planning Commission. A variance application will be reviewed and approved, denied, approved with conditions, or recommended that the applicant modify and resubmit the request.
The owner of a property, the owner's agent, or the Village must initiate a request for a rezoning. The rezoning application must be completed by the applicant with any information as a justification for the rezoning, a site plan of the proposal for which the rezoning is being sought, a list of names and property owners within five hundred (500) feet, a filing fee, and other information as the Village may reasonably require. The rezoning application will be reviewed, and either approved or denied by the Planning Commission in a public hearing format.