Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 43 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 Article 10.2. Review Procedures | CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION Sec. 10.2.10. Variance F. Expiration of Variance A variance shall expire after 12 months from the date of approval by the Board of Adjustment unless: (i) a completed building permit application, including payment of all fees has been filed by the applicant and accepted by the City; or (ii) the use and structure were previously in existence prior to the requested variance. Any appeal of the issuance of the variance to Superior Court shall freeze the running of this 12-month period from commencement of the legal challenge until the end of all appeals. Once the use is constructed or established, the variance runs with the land and does not expire except: 1. When the Board of Adjustment conditioned the variance to a limited defined time period; or 2. When the variance is revoked in accordance with Sec. 10.2.1.D.1.