Township of Marple, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Marple 4-14-1997 by Ord. No. 97-6. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Code Enforcement — See Ch. 8.
Planing Commission — See Ch. 55.
Building construction — See Ch. 108.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 143.
Grading, drainage and erosion control — See Ch. 159.
Parks and recreations areas — See Ch. 196.
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 214, Art. I.
Sewers — See Ch. 235.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 257.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 261.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 265.
Swimming pools and public bathing places — See Ch. 269.
Shade trees — See Ch. 280.
300a Permitted Uses - Residential 300b Section 300-20A Development Standards 300c Section-20B Development Standards 300d Section-20C Development Standards 300e Section-37 Permitted Uses - Commercial 300f Section-38 Development Standards 300g Section-45 Permitted Uses - Industrial 300h Section-46 Development Standards 300i Section-49 Permitted Uses Institutional 300j Section-50 Development Standards 300k Section-55 Art. VIII Open Space Districts 300l Section-56 Art. VIII Open Space Districts
Article I General and Special Provisions

§ 300-1 Short title.

§ 300-2 Authority and purpose.

§ 300-3 Applicability.

§ 300-4 Effective date and repealer.

§ 300-5 Other ordinances.

§ 300-6 Enforcement.

§ 300-7 Remedies.

§ 300-8 Violations and penalties.

§ 300-9 Interpretation.

§ 300-10 Hours of operation for businesses.

§ 300-11 Outdoor illumination.

§ 300-12 Projections.

§ 300-13 Prohibited uses.

Article II Definitions

§ 300-14 Definitions.

Article III Establishment of Districts

§ 300-15 Creation and classification of districts.

§ 300-16 Zoning Map.

§ 300-17 Boundaries.

Article IV Residential Districts

§ 300-18 General provisions.

§ 300-19 Permitted uses.

§ 300-20 Development standards.

§ 300-21 R-A District.

§ 300-22 R-B District.

§ 300-23 R-C District.

§ 300-24 R-1 District.

§ 300-25 R-1A District.

§ 300-26 R-2 District.

§ 300-27 R-3 District.

§ 300-28 R-4 District.

§ 300-29 RMD District.

§ 300-30 RMHD District.

§ 300-30.1 RMHD Overlay District.

§ 300-31 RHD District.

§ 300-32 Cluster Development Overlay District.

§ 300-33 Planned residential development.

§ 300-34 Home day care.

§ 300-34.1 Group homes.

§ 300-35 Home occupations.

§ 300-35.1 Conservation Overlay District.

§ 300-35.2 Continuing Care Retirement Community District.

Article V Commercial Districts

§ 300-36 General provisions.

§ 300-37 Permitted uses.

§ 300-38 Development standards.

§ 300-39 N Neighborhood Center District.

§ 300-40 O Office LM District.

§ 300-41 O-1 Office MH District.

§ 300-42 B Business District.

§ 300-43 B-1 Business District.

§ 300-43.1 Highway Interchange District.

Article VI Industrial Districts

§ 300-44 General provisions.

§ 300-45 Permitted uses.

§ 300-46 Development standards.

§ 300-47 I Light Industrial District.

Article VII Institutional Districts

§ 300-48 Permitted uses.

§ 300-49 Permitted uses.

§ 300-50 Development standards.

§ 300-51 INS Institutional District.

§ 300-52 NS Neighborhood Schools District.

§ 300-53 C Cemetery District.

Article VIII Open Space Districts

§ 300-54 General provisions.

§ 300-55 Permitted uses.

§ 300-56 Development standards.

§ 300-57 OS Open Space District.

Article IX Environmental Protection

§ 300-58 Intent.

§ 300-59 Applicability and scope.

§ 300-60 Flood and floodplain protection.

§ 300-61 (Reserved)

§ 300-62 Steep slope protection.

§ 300-63 Tree protection.

§ 300-64 Historic resources protection.

Article X Buffers

§ 300-65 Intent.

§ 300-66 Applicability and scope.

§ 300-67 Classification of buffers.

§ 300-68 Required buffer types for setbacks adjoining district boundary lines.

§ 300-69 Required buffer types for setbacks from streets.

§ 300-70 Retention of existing natural buffers.

§ 300-71 Landscaping of setbacks.

§ 300-72 Alternative buffers.

§ 300-73 Maintenance required.

§ 300-74 Recommended buffer plantings.

Article XI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 300-75 General requirements.

§ 300-76 Setbacks.

§ 300-77 Size of spaces.

§ 300-78 Width of aisles.

§ 300-79 Parked vehicle overhang.

§ 300-80 Perimeter landscaping.

§ 300-81 Interior (nonperimeter) landscaping.

§ 300-82 Parked vehicle registration.

§ 300-83 Recreational vehicle, boat and oversize vehicle parking in Residential Districts.

§ 300-84 Required parking for specific uses.

§ 300-85 Reserve parking.

§ 300-86 Loading and unloading.

Article XII Signs

§ 300-87 Intent.

§ 300-88 Applicability and scope.

§ 300-88.1 Definitions related to signs.

§ 300-89 Conformance.

§ 300-90 Exempt signs.

§ 300-91 Prohibited signs.

§ 300-92 Sign measurement.

§ 300-93 Nonconforming signs.

§ 300-94 General design criteria.

§ 300-95 General construction and placement criteria.

§ 300-95.1 Off-premises signs permitted in certain districts.

§ 300-95.2 Construction methods of off-premises signs.

§ 300-95.3 Maintenance of off-premises signs.

§ 300-96 Wall, projecting, window and awning signs in nonresidential districts.

§ 300-97 Sign area for wall, projecting, window and awning signs in nonresidential districts.

§ 300-98 Freestanding signs in nonresidential districts.

§ 300-99 Sign area for freestanding signs in nonresidential districts.

§ 300-100 Signs permitted in all districts.

§ 300-101 Signs permitted in residential districts.

§ 300-102 Permits.

§ 300-103 Review of existing signs.

§ 300-104 Removal of certain signs.

§ 300-105 Violations and penalties.

Article XIII Accessory Uses

§ 300-106 Accessory uses to residential principal uses.

§ 300-107 Accessory uses to nonresidential principal uses.

§ 300-108 Spacing for accessory buildings.

§ 300-109 Private swimming pools.

§ 300-110 Antennas.

§ 300-111 Fences and walls.

§ 300-112 Public telephone booths.

Article XIV Supplementary Uses

§ 300-113 Seasonal sales.

§ 300-114 Promotional sales.

§ 300-115 Special events.

§ 300-116 Produce or farm stands.

§ 300-117 Yard sales.

§ 300-118 Contractor's office, construction equipment sheds and trailers.

§ 300-119 Real estate sales offices.

Article XV Nonconformance

§ 300-120 Continuation.

§ 300-121 Enlargement.

§ 300-122 Restoration.

§ 300-123 Abandonment.

§ 300-124 Use changes.

Article XVI Administration

§ 300-125 Enforcement.

§ 300-126 Code Enforcement Officer's duties and powers.

§ 300-127 Issuance of permits.

§ 300-128 Permits.

§ 300-129 Application for permits.

§ 300-130 special exceptions or variances.

§ 300-131 Conditional uses.

§ 300-132 Planning Commission review.

§ 300-133 Board of Commissioners actions on conditional use applications.

§ 300-134 Fees.

Article XVII Appeals

§ 300-135 Jurisdiction.

§ 300-136 Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 300-137 Hearings.

Article XVIII Amendments

§ 300-138 Authority.

§ 300-139 Hearing procedure and notice.

§ 300-140 Application for amendments by citizens.

§ 300-141 Application for amendment by citizen groups.

§ 300-142 Opportunity to be heard.

§ 300-143 Referral to Township Planning Commission.

§ 300-144 Referral to County Planning Commission.

§ 300-145 Citizens' protest.

§ 300-146 Fees.