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A. Responsibility. The applicable review authority shall approve or deny Variance and Minor Variance applications, and impose conditions deemed reasonable and necessary to preserve the public convenience, health, interest, safety, or welfare; necessary to ensure that the Variance or Minor Variance does not constitute a grant of special privileges inconsistent with the limitations on other properties in the vicinity and zone of the subject property; and necessary to make the findings required by Section 10.98.050 (Findings and Decision) below.
B. Applicable Review Authority. Variances and Minor Variances may be approved in compliance with the following:
1. Variances. Variances shall be approved or denied by the Commission in compliance with this Chapter and State law.
2. Minor Variances. Minor Variances shall be approved or denied by the Director in compliance with this Chapter and State law. The Director may, however, defer action and refer the application to the Commission for review and final decision in compliance with this Chapter and State law. (Ord. 935 § 3 (part), 2015)