In taking action on an application for a variance, the board of adjustment shall grant the application only when the board determines that:
(a) Literal enforcement of the regulations in this zoning ordinance will create an unnecessary hardship or practical difficulty in the development of the affected property;
(b) The situation causing the hardship or difficulty is unique to the affected property;
(c) The situation or hardship is not self- imposed;
(d) The relief sought will not injure the existing or permitted use of adjacent conforming property; and
(e) The granting of a variance will be in harmony with the spirit and purposes of this zoning ordinance.
Board of Adjustment (Granting of Variance)
(Ord. 13896, passed 10-12-1999)