o Rezoning: A request to change land use from one zoning district to another.
o Conditional Use: A request for a land use that is not allowed by right within the current zoning district and requires approval through the public hearing process.
o Sketch Plat: A request to develop a property under it’s current zoning that differs substantially from a previously approved application. Also may be a request to develop a property under it’s current zoning that has not previously gone before the Board of Commissioners for consideration.
o Home Occupational Permit: A request to allow a business to operate from a residence that requires approval through the public hearing process.
o Zoning Amendment: A request to modify, delete, or add a condition of zoning to a previously approved Rezoning, Conditional Use Permit, or Sketch Plat.
o Variance: A request to deviate from specific development standards as allowed by the Forsyth County Unified Development Code.