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Specific Use Permit Information
Click HERE for the application.
Application Fee: $100.00 non-refundable (additional fees may be required for mailings)
Specific Use Permit requests require 2 public hearings: 1 Planning and Zoning hearing, 1 City Council hearing.
The Planning and Zoning Commission holds meetings and public hearings on the 4th Tuesday of the month. They will hear the applicant's request and make a recommendation to the City Council, typically at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting. The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory committee only to the City Council.
The City Council holds meetings and public hearings on the 3rd Monday of each month unless a holiday or special event requires rescheduling. The City Council will hear the applicant's request and receive the recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission. The City Council will approve or deny the request.
• Each property owner must be notified 10 days prior to the Planning and Zoning Commission hearing and 15 days prior to the City Council hearing by certified mail.
• The request must be publicized in the Legal Notice section of the Galveston Daily News 10 days prior to the Planning and Zoning Commission and 15 days prior to the City Council hearing.
• A sign will be placed on the front of the property indicating that a zoning action has been applied for.
• All notifications will have the information and dates listed for the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council public hearings simultaneously.
• Public hearings are open to the public. Residents interested in the request can attend the hearings and state their concerns. Each person will be allowed 3 minutes to speak.
By signing the application, you are acknowledging that you understand and agree to the requirements stated above. Notice: You are hereby advised that the City Council does not have to approve the request and may revoke the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission.