Township of Hempfield, PA
Westmoreland County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Hempfield 11-20-1978 by Ord. No. 78-34. (This section also repealed former Ch. 87, Zoning, adopted 12-31-1969 by Ord. No. 69-8, with the exception of former §§ 87-53 through 87-61 pertaining to planned residential development, which were saved from repeal and which were renumbered and incorporated herein as Art. XIII, Planned Residential Development.) Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 20.
Building permits — See Ch. 41.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 49.
Junkyards — See Ch. 52.
Mobile home parks and rental property — See Ch. 57.
Occupancy permits — See Ch. 60.
Sexually oriented businesses — See Ch. 68.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 72.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 76.
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Article I General Provisions

§ 87-1 Purpose.

§ 87-2 Short title.

§ 87-3 When effective.

§ 87-4 Interpretation and intent.

§ 87-5 Community development objectives.

§ 87-6 Relationship to Comprehensive Plan.

§ 87-7 Construal.

§ 87-8 Compliance.

Article II Districts

§ 87-9 Zoning Map.

§ 87-10 Enumeration of zoning districts.

§ 87-11 Boundaries.

§ 87-12 Regulations.

§ 87-13 A-1 Agricultural District.

§ 87-14 Residential districts.

§ 87-15 Commercial districts.

§ 87-16 Industrial districts.

§ 87-17 C Conservation District.

Article III Nonconforming Uses and Structures

§ 87-18 Intent.

§ 87-19 Expansion of nonconforming use.

§ 87-20 Registration of nonconforming use.

§ 87-21 Moving of nonconforming use.

§ 87-22 Cessation of use for more than one year.

§ 87-23 Additional structures.

§ 87-24 Alteration of structure to decrease nonconformity.

§ 87-25 Reconstruction of structure.

§ 87-26 Extension of use throughout building.

§ 87-27 Change to another nonconforming use.

§ 87-28 Nonconforming use superseded by permitted use.

§ 87-29 Discontinuance of use for eighteen months.

§ 87-30 Nonconforming existing lots of record.

§ 87-31 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 87-32 Nonconforming structure which becomes unsafe or illegal.

§ 87-33 Restoration to safe condition.

§ 87-34 Uses under special exception provisions not nonconforming uses.

§ 87-35 Prohibition; exception for construction in progress.

§ 87-36 Historical landmarks.

Article IV Special Requirements

§ 87-37 Special yard requirements.

§ 87-38 Day-care and nursery school facilities.

§ 87-39 (Reserved)

§ 87-40 Vision obstruction.

§ 87-41 Nonresidential uses abutting R Districts.

§ 87-42 Temporary structures and uses.

§ 87-43 Mines and mining.

§ 87-44 (Reserved)

§ 87-45 Overlay zoning district regulations goals and objectives.

§ 87-46 Business Transition Overlay District.

§ 87-47 (Reserved)

§ 87-48 (Reserved)

§ 87-49 Water recreation and water storage facilities.

§ 87-50 (Reserved)

§ 87-51 (Reserved)

§ 87-52 (Reserved)

§ 87-53 Conditions for exceptions to height regulations.

§ 87-54 (Reserved)

§ 87-55 (Reserved)

§ 87-56 Agricultural uses.

§ 87-57 (Reserved)

§ 87-58 (Reserved)

§ 87-59 Home occupations.

§ 87-60 Problem development land.

§ 87-61 Performance standards.

§ 87-62 Uses requiring land development plan approval.

§ 87-62.1 Criteria for approving land development plan.

§ 87-63 Nonapplicability.

§ 87-64 Location of certain uses.

§ 87-65 Minor excavations.

§ 87-66 Major excavating, grading or filling.

§ 87-67 Construal of provisions.

§ 87-68 Gardens.

§ 87-69 Screening walls and fences.

§ 87-70 Public service lines.

§ 87-71 B or I Districts abutting R Districts.

§ 87-72 Communications antennas and communications equipment buildings.

§ 87-73 Harvesting and logging.

§ 87-74 Height provisions and exceptions.

§ 87-75 One property in different zoning classifications.

§ 87-76 (Reserved)

§ 87-77 Outdoor lighting structures.

§ 87-78 Storage of garbage and trash.

§ 87-79 Proposed on-site utilities.

Article V Parking and Loading

§ 87-80 Off-street parking spaces.

§ 87-81 Location of parking areas.

§ 87-82 Restrictions for B or I uses.

§ 87-83 New structures in all districts.

§ 87-84 Use of off-street parking facilities.

§ 87-85 Joint parking facilities.

§ 87-86 Control of off-site facilities.

§ 87-87 Nonresidential parking in residential districts.

§ 87-88 Design, maintenance and schedule of off-street loading space.

Article VI Zoning Hearing Board

§ 87-89 Creation.

§ 87-90 Membership.

§ 87-91 Removal of members.

§ 87-92 Organization.

§ 87-93 Expenditures for services.

§ 87-94 Public hearings.

§ 87-95 Functions of Board.

§ 87-96 Special exceptions.

§ 87-96.1 Standards for communications towers as special exceptions.

§ 87-96.2 Standards for salvor yards as special exceptions.

§ 87-97 Unified appeals.

§ 87-98 Filing of appeals with Board.

§ 87-99 Time limitations for filing proceedings.

§ 87-100 (Reserved)

§ 87-101 Stay of proceedings.

Article VII Appeals

§ 87-102 Zoning appeals.

Article VIII Word Usage and Definitions

§ 87-103 Word usage.

§ 87-104 Definitions.

Article IX Signs

§ 87-105 Permitted signs.

§ 87-106 Signs permitted in certain districts.

§ 87-107 General sign regulations.

§ 87-107.1 Building permit fees for signs.

§ 87-107.2 Annual fee for billboard signs.

§ 87-107.3 Removal of unpermitted signs.

§ 87-107.4 Nonconforming signs.

§ 87-108 Marquees and canopies.

§ 87-109 Signs on nonconforming structures.

Article X Amendments

§ 87-110 Introduction of amendments.

§ 87-111 Enactment.

§ 87-112 Curative amendments.

§ 87-113 Content of public notice.

Article XI Administration and Enforcement

§ 87-114 Appointment of administration.

§ 87-114.1 Zoning permit.

§ 87-115 Violations and penalties.

§ 87-116 Additional remedies.

Article XII Land Use Regulations

§ 87-117 Uses shown on table.

§ 87-118 Uses subject to other regulations.

Article XIII Planned Residential Development

§ 87-119 Definitions.

§ 87-120 Eligibility.

§ 87-121 Development standards.

§ 87-122 Application for tentative approval.

§ 87-123 Public hearing.

§ 87-124 Findings by Board of Supervisors; approval or denial of application.

§ 87-125 Status of plan after tentative approval.

§ 87-126 Application for final approval; grant or denial by Board of Supervisors.

§ 87-127 Administration and review.

§ 87-128 Enforcement and modification of provisions of development plan.

§ 87-129 (Reserved)

§ 87-130 (Reserved)

§ 87-131 (Reserved)

§ 87-132 (Reserved)

§ 87-133 (Reserved)

§ 87-134 (Reserved)

§ 87-135 (Reserved)

§ 87-136 (Reserved)

§ 87-137 (Reserved)

§ 87-138 (Reserved)

§ 87-139 (Reserved)

§ 87-140 (Reserved)

§ 87-141 (Reserved)

§ 87-142 (Reserved)

§ 87-143 (Reserved)

§ 87-144 (Reserved)

§ 87-145 (Reserved)

§ 87-146 (Reserved)

§ 87-147 (Reserved)

§ 87-148 (Reserved)

§ 87-149 (Reserved)

§ 87-150 (Reserved)

§ 87-151 (Reserved)

§ 87-152 (Reserved)

§ 87-153 (Reserved)

§ 87-154 (Reserved)

§ 87-155 (Reserved)

§ 87-156 (Reserved)

§ 87-157 (Reserved)

§ 87-158 (Reserved)

§ 87-159 (Reserved)

§ 87-160 (Reserved)

§ 87-161 (Reserved)

§ 87-162 (Reserved)

§ 87-163 (Reserved)

§ 87-164 (Reserved)

§ 87-165 (Reserved)

§ 87-166 (Reserved)

§ 87-167 (Reserved)

§ 87-168 (Reserved)

§ 87-169 (Reserved)

§ 87-170 (Reserved)

§ 87-171 (Reserved)

§ 87-172 (Reserved)

§ 87-173 (Reserved)

§ 87-174 (Reserved)

§ 87-175 (Reserved)

§ 87-176 (Reserved)

§ 87-177 (Reserved)

§ 87-178 (Reserved)

§ 87-179 (Reserved)

§ 87-180 (Reserved)

§ 87-181 (Reserved)

§ 87-182 (Reserved)

§ 87-183 (Reserved)

§ 87-184 (Reserved)

§ 87-185 (Reserved)

§ 87-186 (Reserved)

§ 87-187 (Reserved)

§ 87-188 (Reserved)

§ 87-189 (Reserved)

§ 87-190 (Reserved)

§ 87-191 (Reserved)

§ 87-192 (Reserved)

§ 87-193 (Reserved)

§ 87-194 (Reserved)

§ 87-195 (Reserved)

§ 87-196 (Reserved)

§ 87-197 (Reserved)

§ 87-198 (Reserved)

§ 87-199 (Reserved)

Article XIIIA TND Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay District

§ 87-200 Intent.

§ 87-201 Purpose; general design; conflicting provisions.

§ 87-202 Definitions.

§ 87-203 Design principles for Town Center Business (TC-B) District.

§ 87-204 Design principles for Town Center Residential (TC-R) District.

§ 87-205 Location.

§ 87-206 Schedule of Permitted Uses.

§ 87-207 Bulk Requirements.

§ 87-208 Planning Commission Review of projects.

§ 87-209 Design standards.

§ 87-210 General requirements.

§ 87-211 Architectural standards.

§ 87-212 Supplemental regulations for residential uses.

§ 87-213 Accessory apartments.

§ 87-214 Home occupations.

§ 87-215 Overnight accommodations.

§ 87-216 Senior Citizens Residential District overlay.

§ 87-217 Permitted uses.

§ 87-218 Additional application content requirements.

§ 87-219 Development in phases.

§ 87-220 Final approval.