It is important to recognize that all application fees are non-refundable after substantial processing has occurred, regardless of whether the C.U.P. or Variance is approved or denied. It is, therefore, strongly recommended that applicants utilize the preliminary review option previously discussed. The Planning Department will be happy to help you through the C.U.P. or Variance process. Please feel free to contact the Planning Department if you have any questions regarding this process or if you have any questions regarding planning regulations in Exeter.