Definitions for "Conditional Use Permit"
Keywords:  zone, permit, cup, vicinity, hospital
a permit issued by the city or city and county planning commissions stating that the conditional use complies with the conditions and standards set forth in this title and authorized by the planning commission.
a mechanism by which the Town may require specific conditions on development or the use of land to ensure that designated uses or activities are compatible with other uses in the same zone and in the vicinity of the subject property
Also known as special use permit or use permit, the CUP allows specific land uses in zones not normally allowed for a particular site to ensure that the proposed use is compatible with the surrounding neighborhood. Typical CUPs are hospitals and gas stations, or temporary uses such as Christmas tree sales.