Submit a Zoning Board Application for Use Variance You may use this form to submit an application online to our Planning Department for a Use Variance or you may download the Application for Use Variance Form. You may also submit an application in person at Troy City Hall. If you have any questions regarding the application or the application process, please call our planning assistant (518) 279-7169. Applicant InformationApplicant Type* Owner Tenant Buyer Project Manager Other Applicant Name* First Last Applicant Address*Email* Phone*Application DetailsProperty Location (include tax map ID if available)**Zoning Code Section(s)1. Describe your application as proposed.*2. Demonstrate to the Board of Zoning Appeals that for every use permitted by the Zoning Code under the regulations for that district in which the property is located that the property cannot yield a reasonable return, and provide financial evidence to prove this conclusion.*3. Explain how the alleged hardship relating to your property is unique when you compare it to similar properties and does not apply to a substantial portion of the neighborhood.*4. Explain why the character of the neighborhood will not be altered if this use variance is granted.*5. Explain how the hardship relating to the use of the property arose and why the hardship was not self-created (Purchasing property without checking to see if the existing or proposed use is legal under zoning is a self-created hardship).*AttentionCAPTCHAPhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.