Whenever the tract to be subdivided is, in the opinion of the planning commission, of such unusual shape or size or is surrounded by development or unusual conditions that the strict application of the requirements contained herein would result in real difficulties and substantial hardships or injustices, the planning commission may vary or modify such requirements so that the subdivider is allowed to develop their property in a reasonable manner but also, at the same time, the public welfare and interests of the city and surrounding area are protected and the general intent and spirit of this title is preserved. (Ord. 2014-30, 12-9-2014)