A Temporary Use Permit allows short-term activities that might not meet the normal development or use standards of the applicable zoning district, but may otherwise be acceptable because of their temporary nature.
Examples include car washes, outside displays/sales, special events, and more. Chapter 21.48 of the Fountain Valley Municipal Code provides a full list of allowed and exempt temporary uses as well as standards, and review processes.
In order for a business, organization, or private party to conduct a temporary use on privately owned property and outside of a private structure, a temporary use permit must first be obtained.
The following are the steps that must be taken to apply for a temporary use permit: