Town of Dover, NJ
Morris County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover 4-12-1994 by Ord. No. 10-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 133.

Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 150.

Housing standards — See Ch. 217.

Property maintenance — See Ch. 285.

Signs — See Ch. 319.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 337.

ARTICLE I
Title, Purpose and Interpretation (§ 236-1 — § 236-3) 

ARTICLE II
Definitions and Word Usage (§ 236-4 — § 236-5) 

ARTICLE III
Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment (§ 236-6 — § 236-10) 

ARTICLE IV
Zoning (§ 236-11 — § 236-45) 

ARTICLE IVA
Driveway and Off-Street Parking Area Construction Permits (§ 236-45.1 — § 236-45.5) 

ARTICLE V
Land Subdivision and Site Plan (§ 236-46 — § 236-63) 

ARTICLE VA
Development Fees (§ 236-63.1 — § 236-63.12) 

ARTICLE VB
Stormwater Management (§ 236-63.13 — § 236-63.22) 

ARTICLE VC
Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting (§ 236-63.23 — § 236-63.26) 

ARTICLE VI
Flood Damage Prevention (§ 236-64 — § 236-77) 

ARTICLE VII
Soil Disturbance (§ 236-78 — § 236-88) 

ARTICLE VIII
Tree Removal (§ 236-89 — § 236-96) 

ARTICLE VIIIA
Historic Preservation (§ 236-96.1 — § 236-96.12) 

ARTICLE IX
Fees and Escrows (§ 236-97 — § 236-99) 

ARTICLE X
Administration and Enforcement (§ 236-100 — § 236-103) 

Article I Title, Purpose and Interpretation

§ 236-1 Short title.

§ 236-2 Purpose.

§ 236-3 Interpretation of standards.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 236-4 Word usage.

§ 236-5 Terms defined.

Article III Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment

§ 236-6 Planning Board membership, organization, powers and duties.

§ 236-7 Zoning Board of Adjustment membership, organization, powers and duties.

§ 236-8 Provisions applicable to both the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 236-9 Appeals.

§ 236-10 Definitions; pending applications.

Article IV Zoning

§ 236-11 Zoning districts and Zoning Map.

§ 236-12 General district regulations.

§ 236-13 R-1 and R-2 Single-Family Districts.

§ 236-14 R-3 Double-Family District.

§ 236-15 R-3A Double-Family/Rooming House District.

§ 236-16 R-4 Multifamily District.

§ 236-17 C-1 Retail Commercial District.

§ 236-17.1 Downtown Districts.

§ 236-18 C-2 General Commercial District.

§ 236-19 C-3 Light Industrial-Commercial District.

§ 236-20 IND Industrial District.

§ 236-21 IND/OP Industrial-Office Park District.

§ 236-21.1 R-1S Steep Slope Single-Family District.

§ 236-21.2 Steep slope development restrictions.

§ 236-22 Accessory buildings in residential districts.

§ 236-23 Building identification and numbering.

§ 236-24 Conformity to area regulations required.

§ 236-25 Continuation of existing uses.

§ 236-26 Conversion of dwellings.

§ 236-27 Nonconforming uses and buildings.

§ 236-28 Pending applications for building permits.

§ 236-29 Required yards and open spaces.

§ 236-30 Multiple principal structures.

§ 236-31 Required minimum lot size for dwellings having individual septic system.

§ 236-32 Structures permitted within required yard area.

§ 236-33 Fences and walls.

§ 236-34 Corner clearance.

§ 236-35 Garden and high-rise apartments.

§ 236-36 Appearance of buildings.

§ 236-37 Motor vehicle repair garages, service stations, body repair shops and parking lots.

§ 236-38 Outdoor advertising signs, billboards and structures.

§ 236-38.1 Signage, awnings and canopies in C-1 and C-3 Districts.

§ 236-39 Swimming pools.

§ 236-40 Conditional use permits and specifications.

§ 236-41 General performance standards.

§ 236-42 Specific performance standards established; regulation of nuisance elements.

§ 236-43 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 236-43.1 Telecommunications antennae and towers.

§ 236-44 Administration; enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 236-45 Zoning permits.

Article IVA Driveway and Off-Street Parking Area Construction Permits

§ 236-45.1 Driveway and off-street parking area construction permits required for construction of driveway and off-street parking areas.

§ 236-45.2 Exemptions.

§ 236-45.3 Application for permit.

§ 236-45.4 Review and inspection.

§ 236-45.5 Fee required.

Article V Land Subdivision and Site Plan

§ 236-46 Approving agencies.

§ 236-47 Site plan review.

§ 236-48 Filing of sketch plat.

§ 236-49 Submission of preliminary site plan or preliminary plat of major subdivision for preliminary approval.

§ 236-50 Improvements and guaranties prior to final approval.

§ 236-51 Submission of final plat of major subdivision and final site plan.

§ 236-52 Waiver of requirements authorized.

§ 236-53 Development checklist.

§ 236-54 Standard required improvements.

§ 236-55 Inspection of installation of improvements.

§ 236-56 Construction requirements.

§ 236-57 Performance guaranty for improvements.

§ 236-58 Design standards for subdivision plats.

§ 236-59 Blocks.

§ 236-60 Lots.

§ 236-61 Utility easements; drainage rights-of-way; preservation of natural features.

§ 236-62 Off-tract improvements.

§ 236-63 Environmental impact statement.

Article VA Development Fees

§ 236-63.1 Findings; purpose.

§ 236-63.2 Definitions.

§ 236-63.3 Basic requirements.

§ 236-63.4 Residential development fees.

§ 236-63.5 Nonresidential development fees.

§ 236-63.6 Exclusions and exemptions.

§ 236-63.7 Calculation and collection of development fees.

§ 236-63.8 Contested fees.

§ 236-63.9 Housing trust fund.

§ 236-63.10 Use of funds.

§ 236-63.11 Monitoring.

§ 236-63.12 Ongoing collection of fees.

Article VB Stormwater Management

§ 236-63.13 Scope and purpose.

§ 236-63.14 Definitions.

§ 236-63.15 General standards.

§ 236-63.16 Stormwater Management Requirements for Major Development.

§ 236-63.17 Calculation of stormwater runoff and groundwater recharge.

§ 236-63.18 Standards for structural stormwater management measures.

§ 236-63.19 Sources for technical guidance.

§ 236-63.20 Safety standards for stormwater management basins.

§ 236-63.21 Requirements for site development stormwater plan.

§ 236-63.22 Maintenance and repair.

Article VC Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting

§ 236-63.23 Purpose.

§ 236-63.24 Definitions.

§ 236-63.25 Prohibited conduct.

§ 236-63.26 Design standard.

Article VI Flood Damage Prevention

§ 236-64 Findings of fact.

§ 236-65 Statement of purpose.

§ 236-66 Methods of reducing flood losses.

§ 236-67 Definitions.

§ 236-68 Applicability.

§ 236-69 Basis for establishing areas of special flood hazard.

§ 236-70 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 236-71 Interpretation.

§ 236-72 Warning and disclaimer of liability.

§ 236-73 Development permit required.

§ 236-74 Duties and responsibilities of Construction Official.

§ 236-75 General standards.

§ 236-76 Specific standards.

§ 236-77 Floodways.

Article VII Soil Disturbance

§ 236-78 Definitions.

§ 236-79 Permit required.

§ 236-80 Exceptions.

§ 236-81 Application for permit.

§ 236-82 Consideration of application.

§ 236-83 Fees.

§ 236-84 Bond.

§ 236-85 Inspections.

§ 236-86 Regulations and standards.

§ 236-87 Responsibility of owner.

§ 236-88 Administration, enforcement, violations and penalties.

Article VIII Tree Removal

§ 236-89 Indiscriminate cutting of trees prohibited.

§ 236-90 Definitions.

§ 236-91 Tree removal plan required in certain circumstances.

§ 236-92 Permitted tree removal.

§ 236-93 Details of tree removal and planting plan.

§ 236-94 General criteria and standards to be used in approving removal and planting plan.

§ 236-95 Permits and costs.

§ 236-96 Schedule A: Preferred Tree List.

Article VIIIA Historic Preservation

§ 236-96.1 Purpose and objectives.

§ 236-96.2 Definitions.

§ 236-96.3 Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 236-96.4 Designation of historic sites and districts.

§ 236-96.5 Referral from municipal agencies for development applications.

§ 236-96.6 Certificate of historic review.

§ 236-96.7 Standards, design guidelines and criteria.

§ 236-96.8 Demolition.

§ 236-96.9 Enforcement.

§ 236-96.10 Violations and penalties; injunctive relief.

§ 236-96.11 Appeals.

§ 236-96.12 Other requirements unaffected.

Article IX Fees and Escrows

§ 236-97 Fees to accompany applications.

§ 236-98 Schedule of fees and escrows.

§ 236-99 Review fee escrow deposit.

Article X Administration and Enforcement

§ 236-100 Administrative officer.

§ 236-101 Enforcing officer.

§ 236-102 Service of notice.

§ 236-103 Violations and penalties.