Zoning Handbook

A use providing court-ordered monitored care to individuals who have a common need for treatment, rehabilitation, assistance, or supervision in their daily living; have been assigned to the facility; or are being detained by the government, other than as a condition of probation.

  • Examples: adult rehabilitation home, youth rehabilitation home, or detention or correctional facilities that do not fall within the large scale government use category.
  • Exceptions: This use category does not include uses which more typically would fall within the emergency shelter or large scale government use category. This use category also does not include residential or medical care uses that were previously defined as community residence facilities, health care facilities, substance abuser’s homes, or youth residential care homes;
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