The Zoning Board shall hear and decide requests for special use permits in accordance with the terms of this chapter, according to the following provisions:
   (A)   A use, categorized as a special use in Article 6 and elsewhere in this chapter, shall be permitted by the Zoning Board following a public hearing if, in the opinion of the Board, such use in its proposed location meets the following requirements:
      (1)   It will not result in a significant diminution of properly values in the surrounding area of the district;
      (2)   It will not create a nuisance in the neighborhood;
      (3)   It will be compatible with the Comprehensive Community Plan of the Town of Middletown;
      (4)   That the granting of such special use permit will not be detrimental to or substantially or permanently injure the appropriate use of property in the surrounding area or district;
      (5)   That the granting of such special use permit will not result in hazardous conditions or conditions inimical to the public health, safety or welfare.
   (B)   In granting a special use permit, the Zoning Board of Review may grant one or more dimensional variances under § 903.
(Ord. passed 10-30-06)