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Home Occupation Special Use Permit Application

  1. Applicant Information:
  2. Property Information:
  3. Documents required:
    Deed or other proof of ownership
    Signed authorization if applicant is not the land owner
    Site plan/sketch (showing how property will be used – if applicable)
    Legal description of the area under application. (lengthy or complex legal descriptions may be required in digital/text format)
  4. As the owner/agent, I agree to post the hearing plaques at least seven (7) days prior to the first hearing on the property’s road frontage at the corners and at 300-ft intervals between. I understand any action on my application will be governed by Sumter County’s Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code, and my payment of the non-refundable application fee will not guarantee approval.
  5. A public hearing before the Zoning Special Master (ZSM) will be scheduled once the application is found to be complete. The hearing will be at 6 P.M. at 510 Colony Blvd., The Villages, FL. Your appearance or authorized representative is required at this hearing. Failure for you or your authorized representative’s attendance will cause your application to be handled in accordance with the policy adopted in the Sumter County Land Development Code. Minor Special Use Permits are decided by the ZSM. Conditions of approval may be assigned to assure compatibility with the neighborhood. Hearings may be postponed by the ZSM at his/her discretion.
  6. Building permits may be required following approval before business can be conducted.
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