Zoning – Variance Type 1


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  • Question Mark IconHow do I apply or receive additional information regarding a Variance?

    Visit the Public Information Planner in the Zoning Division at 2300 North Jog Road, West Palm Beach Florida to determine if a variance is needed. Alternative options may be discussed. If it appears that a variance is needed, the Public Information Planner will guide your through the next steps. Make sure to bring a current survey.

  • Question Mark IconHow long is the review/approval process for an Administrative Variance?

    Assuming there are no delays with the application sufficiency/acceptance process, the review/approval process for a Type 1 Variance takes approximately 6 1/2 weeks.

  • Question Mark IconMy structure failed an inspection due to a setback encroachment. What can I do?
    ​If the issue cannot be resolved with the contractor, you can contact the Zoning Division On-Call Planner at 561-233-5200 for assistance in determining whether your encroachment issue can be handled through the Type 1A or 1B Administrative Variance Process or the Type II Zoning Commission (Public Hearing) Variance Process.