What is a Special Exception?
Applicants for a Special Exception must demonstrate that the request is in harmony with the spirit and intent of the Zoning Code and will not be injurious to the neighborhood or otherwise detrimental to the public good.

The Board of Adjustment, in granting a Special Exception, may set conditions and safeguards as necessary and may also limit the Special Exception to a specified period of time. Additional measures may also be required to assure compliance with the conditions.

Once approved, applicants have up to two years to implement the use requested or obtain a building permit and initiate construction.

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1. What are the benefits of annexation?
2. Why does the City of Sand Springs have a Zoning Code?
3. What is a Variance?
4. What is a Special Exception?
5. What kinds and types of signs are permitted at my business?