Borough of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chester 12-7-1998 by Ord. No. 98-20. Amendments noted where applicable.]
163a Schedule 1 - Part 1 163b Schedule 1 Part 2 Impervious Coverage Table 163c Schedule 1 - Part 3
Article I Purpose and Scope

§ 163-1 Title.

§ 163-2 Purpose.

§ 163-3 Interpretation and scope.

§ 163-4 Repealer.

§ 163-5 When effective.

Article II Definitions

§ 163-6 Definitions and word use.

Article III Planning Board

§ 163-7 Planning Board continued.

§ 163-8 Terms.

§ 163-9 Vacancies and removals.

§ 163-10 Organization of Board.

§ 163-11 Planning Board Attorney.

§ 163-12 Experts and staff.

§ 163-13 Powers and duties generally.

§ 163-14 Ancillary powers.

Article IV (Reserved)

§ 163-15 through § 163-25. (Reserved)

Article V General Administrative and Procedural Requirements

§ 163-26 Purpose.

§ 163-27 General procedures for site plan and subdivision approval.

§ 163-28 Conventional application fees and escrows.

§ 163-29 Inspection fees.

§ 163-30 Procedure relating to off-site/off-tract improvements.

§ 163-31 Guaranties required; surety; release.

§ 163-32 Certificates showing approval; contents.

§ 163-33 Snow and ice removal from dedicated but not accepted streets.

§ 163-34 Meetings: municipal agencies.

§ 163-35 Hearings.

§ 163-36 Notice requirements.

§ 163-37 Appeal to governing body; time; notice; modification; stay of proceedings.

§ 163-38 Time periods for action.

§ 163-39 Corporate and partnership applicants; disclosure; penalty.

§ 163-40 Exception in application of subdivision or site plan regulation.

§ 163-41 Compliance with conditions; installation or improvement prior to certificate of occupancy.

§ 163-42 Rules and regulations as minimum requirements.

§ 163-43 Planning Board or Board of Adjustment may permit deviation.

Article VI Site Plan Review

§ 163-44 Approving authorities.

§ 163-45 Preliminary and site plan approval requirements.

§ 163-46 Conditions for approval of preliminary site plans and minor site plans.

§ 163-47 Details of site plans.

§ 163-48 Inspections.

§ 163-49 Construction requirements.

§ 163-50 Final site plan approval requirements.

§ 163-51 Signing of plan.

§ 163-52 Administration standards; variances authorized.

Article VII Subdivision of Land

§ 163-53 Approving agencies.

§ 163-54 Subdivision approval requirements.

§ 163-55 Conditions for approval of subdivision plans.

§ 163-56 Concept plat and procedures; taxes and assessments.

§ 163-57 Minor subdivision approval.

§ 163-58 Preliminary plat approval.

§ 163-59 Final plat approval.

§ 163-60 Waiver of requirements authorized.

§ 163-61 Plat details.

§ 163-62 Improvements.

§ 163-63 Design standards.

§ 163-64 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Environmental Protection

§ 163-65 Purpose and scope.

§ 163-66 Contents of statement.

§ 163-67 General provisions.

Article IX Zoning - Zone Requirements

§ 163-68 Zone Map.

§ 163-69 Schedules.

§ 163-70 General regulations and exceptions for all zones.

§ 163-71 Residential zones.

§ 163-72 Business zones.

§ 163-73 Office zones.

§ 163-74 (Reserved)

§ 163-75 Conditional uses.

§ 163-75.1 Neighborhood Cluster — Lot Averaging Overlay.

§ 163-76 Nonconformance.

§ 163-77 Enforcement and administration.

§ 163-78 Development fee ordinance.

§ 163-79 Accessory apartments.

Article X Zoning - Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 163-80 Off-street parking.

§ 163-81 Green parking buffer and parking area landscaping.

§ 163-82 Churches and institutional uses.

§ 163-83 Off-street loading space.

Article XI Historic Preservation and Architectural Review

§ 163-84 Purpose and scope.

§ 163-85 Designated districts, buildings and sites.

§ 163-86 Historic Preservation Committee.

§ 163-87 Architectural review procedures.

§ 163-87.1 Demolition or moving of structure.

Article XII Zoning - Signs

§ 163-88 Scope.

§ 163-89 Permitted signs.

§ 163-90 Temporary signs.

§ 163-91 Prohibited signs.

§ 163-92 Miscellaneous regulations pertaining to all signs.

§ 163-93 Materials and design.

§ 163-94 Alteration.

§ 163-95 Nonconforming use; termination of use.

§ 163-96 Permits.

§ 163-97 Variances.

§ 163-98 Enforcement and penalties.

Article XIII Design Standards

§ 163-99 Attached age-restricted dwelling units.

Article XIV Growth Share Affordable Housing Requirements

§ 163-100 Required growth share affordable housing production.