What is a Conditional or Limited Use? What do zoning use classifications mean?

If a use is allowed in a zoning district, it may be allowed in several different ways. The City of West Allis classifies how uses are allowed in 3 ways:

Term

Definition

Permitted Use

A use that is allowed without any specified conditions

Limited Use

A use that is allowed upon meeting all conditions specified in the code

Conditional Use

A use that is allowed upon meeting all conditions specified in the code and those imposed by the Common Council


Conditions for Limited Uses can be found in Sec. 19.33. Conditions for Conditional Uses can be found in Sec. 19.34.

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1. What is zoning? What are zoning districts?
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