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(A) Upon a finding, recommended by the Director of Public Works and Engineering or authorized designee, that severe hardship caused by conditions uniquely attributable to the land under consideration would be imposed upon the applicant by compliance with these regulations and upon a finding that there are alternate feasible means of fulfilling the purpose of the regulations to protect the public health, safety and welfare, the Plan and Zoning Commission may recommend and the corporate authorities may grant variations from the regulations of this chapter.
(B) The corporate authorities may impose such conditions and restrictions upon the variation as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the spirit and purpose of this chapter.
(C) Requests for variations shall be made in writing upon forms developed by the city for that purpose, and any variation or modification thus authorized, shall be attached to and made a part of the subdivision plat or development plan.
(D) The Director of Public Works and Engineering or authorized designee may vary and make exceptions to some of the design alternatives and/or modify existing requirements where there is sufficient evidence, in his/her opinion, that other design methodology will serve the same design principle and is the most suited to the site because of topographic or other conditions peculiar to the site, and that such exceptions may be made without being contrary to the intent of this chapter.
(Ord. 18-008, passed 2-7-18; Am. Ord. 21-021, passed 8-18-21)