special exception

noun

: a use of property that is allowed under a zoning ordinance under specified conditions : conditional use at use 2

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“Special exception.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/special%20exception. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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