A.   It shall be the duty of the Board of Adjustment to:
1.   Hear and decide appeals from a decision, determination or interpretation made by the Zoning Administrator in the enforcement of the Unified Development Ordinance; and to reverse or affirm, wholly or partly, or modify the order, requirement or decision of the Zoning Administrator appealed from, and make such order, requirement, decision or determination as necessary;
2.   Hear and decide applications for a variance from the terms of this Ordinance only if, because of special circumstances applicable to the property, including its size, shape, topography, location, or surroundings, the strict application of the Unified Development Ordinance will deprive such property of privileges enjoyed by other property of the same classification in the same zoning districts. Any variance granted is subject to such conditions as will assure that the adjustment authorized shall not constitute a grant of special privileges inconsistent with the limitations upon other properties in the same zoning district in which such property is located.
B.   The Board of Adjustment shall not:
1.   Make or permit any changes in uses permitted in any zoning classification or zoning district, or make any changes in the terms of the Unified Development Ordinance, provided the restrictions in this paragraph shall not affect the authority of granting variances pursuant to this article.
2.   Grant a variance if the special circumstances applicable to the property are not self-imposed by the property owner.
(Ord. 06-678, passed 11-9-2006; Ord. 15-795, passed 4-28-2015)