Through the Alternative Compliance process, an applicant may request that the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) grant relief from strict compliance with specific land development regulations. DPZ requires mitigation and remediation for relief from specific site design regulations.
This webpage is provided as a service to the public to increase transparency and make information about the county development review process more accessible.
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What is an alternative compliance?
Is an alternative compliance the same thing as a waiver?
Why do land development regulations need to have some flexibility?
Do other jurisdictions include alternative compliance and necessary disturbance provisions in their regulations?
What are some examples of required alternative compliance mitigation?
How is required mitigation action recorded and enforced?
What actions can DPZ take on an alternative compliance request?
Can the alternative compliance decisions be appealed?
How can I find alternative compliance requests that are of interest to me?