Borough of Chambersburg, PA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Town Council of the Borough of Chambersburg 6-23-1982 by Ord. No. 82-7. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning and Zoning Commission — See Ch. 11, Art. II.
Building construction — See Ch. 113.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 154.
Rights-of-way — See Ch. 238.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 251.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 258.
Telecommunications services — See Ch. 268.
Trailer coaches — See Ch. 274.
Article I General Provisions

§ 300-1 Purposes.

§ 300-2 Scope.

§ 300-3 Conflicting regulations.

§ 300-4 Interpretation.

§ 300-5 Short title.

§ 300-6 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 300-7 Definitions.

Article II Classification of Districts

§ 300-8 Designation of districts.

§ 300-9 Record of boundaries; Zoning Map.

§ 300-10 District boundary lines.

§ 300-11 Lot divided by district boundary line.

§ 300-12 Annexation of territory.

§ 300-13 (Reserved)

Article III Low-Density Residential District (LDR)

§ 300-14 Uses permitted.

§ 300-15 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-16 Height regulations.

§ 300-17 Area regulations.

§ 300-18 Width regulations.

§ 300-19 Yard regulations.

§ 300-20 Coverage regulations.

§ 300-21 Off-street parking.

§ 300-22 Uses not permitted.

Article IV Moderate-Density Residential District (MDR)

§ 300-23 Uses permitted.

§ 300-24 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-25 Height regulations.

§ 300-26 Area, width and coverage regulations.

§ 300-27 Yard regulations.

§ 300-28 Exception to minimum lot width and side yard requirements.

§ 300-29 Off-street parking.

§ 300-30 Uses not permitted.

Article V Distributed Commercial - Neighborhood Business

§ 300-31 Uses permitted.

§ 300-31.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-32 Area, width, coverage and yard regulations.

§ 300-33 Height regulations.

§ 300-34 Uses not permitted.

Article VI Distributed Commercial - Highway

§ 300-35 Uses permitted.

§ 300-35.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-36 Lot area and width regulations.

§ 300-37 Lot coverage regulations.

§ 300-38 Yard regulations.

§ 300-39 Height regulations.

Article VII Central Core Area

§ 300-40 Uses permitted.

§ 300-40.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-41 Height regulations.

§ 300-42 Yard regulations.

§ 300-43 Lot coverage regulations.

§ 300-44 Lot area and width regulations.

§ 300-45 Parking space requirements.

§ 300-46 Signs.

Article VIII (Reserved)

§ 300-47 (Reserved)

§ 300-48 (Reserved)

§ 300-49 (Reserved)

Article IX Medium Manufacturing District

§ 300-50 Permitted use.

§ 300-50.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-51 Lot area and width regulations.

§ 300-52 Lot coverage regulations.

§ 300-53 Yard regulations.

§ 300-54 Height regulations.

Article X Heavy Manufacturing District

§ 300-55 Permitted uses.

§ 300-56 Lot area, width, coverage, yard and height regulations.

§ 300-57 Uses by special exception.

Article XI (Reserved)

§ 300-58 through § 300-67. (Reserved)

Article XII Professional Office District

§ 300-68 District established.

§ 300-69 Description.

§ 300-70 Uses permitted.

§ 300-71 Uses not permitted.

§ 300-72 Uses permitted by special exception.

§ 300-73 District area, yard and height regulations.

§ 300-74 Signs.

§ 300-75 Off-street parking.

Article XIII Off-Street Parking

§ 300-76 General parking regulations.

§ 300-77 Facilities required.

§ 300-78 Location of parking spaces.

§ 300-79 Design standards.

§ 300-80 Drainage, surfacing and maintenance standards.

§ 300-81 Lighting.

§ 300-82 Loading and unloading space.

§ 300-83 Visibility at intersections.

Article XIV Dismantled or Nonoperable Motor Vehicles

§ 300-84 Storage of nonoperable motor vehicles.

§ 300-85 Farming equipment exempted.

§ 300-86 (Reserved)

Article XV Signs

§ 300-87 Signs in residential districts.

§ 300-88 Business identification signs.

§ 300-89 Billboards.

§ 300-90 General regulations.

§ 300-90.1 Temporary signs.

Article XVI Nonconforming Structures, Uses or Lots

§ 300-91 Continuation.

§ 300-91.1 Development of nonconforming lot.

§ 300-92 Expansion limitation for nonconforming use or structure.

§ 300-93 Changes.

§ 300-94 Restoration.

§ 300-95 Abandonment.

§ 300-96 Registration.

Article XVII Administration and Enforcement

§ 300-97 Zoning Officer.

§ 300-98 Permits.

§ 300-99 Application procedures and general requirements.

§ 300-100 Fees.

§ 300-101 Term of permit.

§ 300-102 Violations and penalties.

§ 300-103 Enforcement remedies.

Article XVIII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 300-104 Establishment.

§ 300-105 Appointment; terms of office.

§ 300-106 Removal of members.

§ 300-107 Procedures, meetings, records and decisions.

§ 300-108 Notice of hearing; standard of proof.

§ 300-109 Conduct of hearings; decisions.

§ 300-110 Interpretation.

§ 300-111 Challenges to the validity of any ordinance or map.

§ 300-112 Challenges to subdivision and planned residential development ordinances.

§ 300-113 Variances.

§ 300-114 Special exceptions.

§ 300-115 Changing nonconforming uses; general standards for all special exceptions.

§ 300-116 Exercise of powers.

§ 300-117 Who may file appeals and requests for variances.

§ 300-118 Rules and procedures for filing applications and appeals.

§ 300-119 Stay of proceedings.

§ 300-120 Review by Planning Commission on applications for special exceptions; appeals to Court of Common Pleas.

Article XIX Planned Residential Development (PRD)

§ 300-121 Statement of intent.

§ 300-122 Application for tentative approval.

§ 300-123 Specifications of plan for tentative approval.

§ 300-124 Application for final approval.

§ 300-125 Specifications of plan for final approval.

§ 300-126 Permitted uses and development standards.

§ 300-127 Common open space.

§ 300-128 Commercial areas.

§ 300-129 Utilities.

§ 300-130 Off-street parking.

§ 300-131 Design, improvement and construction requirements.

Article XX Exceptions

§ 300-132 Types.

§ 300-133 General exceptions.

Article XXI Special Exceptions

§ 300-134 Authorization.

§ 300-135 Conversion apartments.

§ 300-136 Group housing development.

§ 300-137 Adult entertainment.

§ 300-138 Child or adult day-care facilities.

§ 300-138.1 Boardinghouses or lodging houses.

§ 300-138.2 Special exceptions for height limits.

Article XXII Amendments

§ 300-139 Amendment by Borough Council.

§ 300-140 Procedure.

§ 300-141 Repeated actions on amendments.

§ 300-142 Citizen protest against amendments.

Article XXIII Satellite Dishes

§ 300-143 Placement.

Article XXIV Health Care Service District

§ 300-144 Purpose.

§ 300-145 District Area.

§ 300-146 Permitted uses.

§ 300-146.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-147 Uses not permitted.

§ 300-148 Height regulations.

§ 300-149 Yard Regulations.

§ 300-150 Lot coverage.

§ 300-151 Off-street parking.

§ 300-152 Signs in Health Care Service District.

Article XXV Health Institution District

§ 300-153 Purpose.

§ 300-154 District area.

§ 300-155 Permitted uses.

§ 300-155.1 Uses by special exception.

§ 300-156 Uses not permitted.

§ 300-157 Height regulations.

§ 300-158 Yard regulations.

§ 300-159 Lot coverage.

§ 300-160 Off-street parking.

§ 300-161 Signs in Health Institution District.

§ 300-162 Standards and access.

Article XXVI Buffering Standards

§ 300-163 Buffering standards for new construction.

Article XXVII Franklin County Regional Airport Hazard Overlay Zone

§ 300-164 Definitions.

§ 300-165 Airport zones.

§ 300-166 Airport overlay zone height limitations.

§ 300-167 Use restrictions.

§ 300-168 Nonconforming uses.

§ 300-169 Permits.

§ 300-170 Conflicting regulations.

Article XXVIII Noise

§ 300-171 Noise performance standards.

Article XXIX Wireless Communications Facilities

§ 300-172 Purpose; intent.

§ 300-173 General requirements for all facilities.

§ 300-174 General requirements for all non-tower facilities.

§ 300-175 Non-tower facilities outside rights-of-way.

§ 300-176 General requirements for all tower-based facilities.

§ 300-177 Tower-based facilities outside rights-of-way.

§ 300-178 Tower-based facilities in rights-of-way.