Township of Mount Joy, PA
Adams County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Mount Joy 11-7-1991 by Ord. No. 91003. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission —  See Ch. 16.
Building permits and floodplain management —  See Ch. 35.
Junkyards and junk dealers —  See Ch. 58.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 81.
Subdivision and land development —  See Ch. 86.
110a Types of Dwelling Units 110b Terms for Lot Requirements 110c Table of Structure Setbacks 110d Table of Permitted Uses Agricultural 110e Table of Permitted Uses Nonresidential Districts 110f Dimensional Requirements 110g Off-Street Parking Requirements 110h Table of Miscellaneous Signs 110i Table of Freestanding and Wall Signs
Article I General Provisions and Administration

§ 110-1 Purpose and objectives.

§ 110-2 Applicability.

§ 110-3 Public utility exemptions.

§ 110-4 Township and municipal authority exemption.

§ 110-5 Interpretation.

§ 110-6 General procedure for permits.

§ 110-7 Permits and certificates.

§ 110-8 Zoning Officer.

§ 110-9 Zoning Hearing Board; variances.

§ 110-10 Hearings.

§ 110-11 Appeals.

§ 110-12 Amendments.

§ 110-13 Curative amendments.

§ 110-14 Filing fees.

§ 110-15 Enforcement.

§ 110-16 Special exception process.

§ 110-17 Conditional use process.

§ 110-18 Liability.

Article II Terminology

§ 110-19 General interpretation.

§ 110-20 Definitions.

Article III Districts

§ 110-21 Districts and purposes designated.

§ 110-22 Applicability of district regulations.

§ 110-23 Zoning Map.

§ 110-24 District boundaries.

§ 110-25 Permitted uses by district.

§ 110-26 Dimensional requirements by district.

Article IV Additional Requirements for Specific Uses

§ 110-27 Applicability.

Article V Principal Uses

§ 110-28 Compliance required for principal uses.

§ 110-29 Adult uses.

§ 110-30 Adult day-care centers.

§ 110-31 Auditorium, commercial.

§ 110-32 Auto repair garage.

§ 110-33 Auto, boat or manufactured home sales.

§ 110-34 Auto service station.

§ 110-35 Betting use.

§ 110-36 Boardinghouse.

§ 110-37 Beverage bottling plant.

§ 110-38 Bus station.

§ 110-39 Campground camp or recreational vehicle campground.

§ 110-40 Care and treatment center for children.

§ 110-41 Car wash.

§ 110-42 Cemetery.

§ 110-43 Commercial wireless support structure and wireless telecommunications facility.

§ 110-44 Conversion of building resulting in total maximum of three dwelling units.

§ 110-45 Crop storage, commercial or principal use.

§ 110-46 Cultural center/community center.

§ 110-47 Day-care center as principal use.

§ 110-48 Essential services.

§ 110-49 Financial institution.

§ 110-50 Funeral home.

§ 110-51 Golf course.

§ 110-52 Groundwater or spring water withdrawal involving removal of an average of more than 10,000 gallons per day from a lot for off-site consumption.

§ 110-53 Group homes.

§ 110-54 Heliport.

§ 110-55 Hospital.

§ 110-56 Hotel/motel.

§ 110-57 Junkyard.

§ 110-58 Kennel.

§ 110-59 Laundry/laundromat.

§ 110-60 Livestock and poultry; raising of.

§ 110-61 Mineral extraction.

§ 110-62 Mobile/manufactured home on individual lots or within a mobile/manufactured home park.

§ 110-63 Mobile/manufactured home park.

§ 110-64 Motor vehicle race track.

§ 110-65 Nursery school.

§ 110-66 Nursing home.

§ 110-67 Personal care center.

§ 110-68 Picnic grove, commercial.

§ 110-69 Place of worship.

§ 110-70 Planned golf community (PGC).

§ 110-71 Plant nursery that primarily sells items grown on the premises.

§ 110-72 Plant nursery that primarily sells items not grown on the premises.

§ 110-73 Recreation, indoor or outdoor (other than publicly owned recreation).

§ 110-74 Recycling collection center.

§ 110-75 Restaurant, fast-food or standard.

§ 110-76 Sale or mixing of agricultural fertilizers.

§ 110-77 School, public or private, primary or secondary.

§ 110-78 Self-storage development.

§ 110-79 Shopping center.

§ 110-80 Single-family semidetached dwelling (twin).

§ 110-81 Solid waste disposal or transfer facility.

§ 110-82 Stable, horse.

§ 110-83 SVSC.

§ 110-84 Swimming pool, nonhousehold.

§ 110-85 Theater, outdoor movie.

§ 110-86 Townhouses and garden apartments.

§ 110-86.1 Trade school.

§ 110-87 Treatment centers.

§ 110-88 Veterinarian office.

§ 110-89 Warehouse or wholesale.

§ 110-90 Special events.

§ 110-90.1 Solar energy system.

Article VI Accessory Uses

§ 110-91 Applicability.

§ 110-92 Accessory setbacks.

§ 110-93 Front yard setback.

§ 110-94 Compliance with special standards.

§ 110-95 Accessory apartment within an existing single-family detached dwelling.

§ 110-96 Agricultural products, accessory retail sale of.

§ 110-97 Amateur radio antenna.

§ 110-98 Bed-and-breakfast use.

§ 110-99 Day-care center as accessory use to a residential use.

§ 110-100 Drive-through uses.

§ 110-101 Farm-related business.

§ 110-102 Fences and walls.

§ 110-103 Garage sale.

§ 110-104 Home occupation, intense.

§ 110-105 Home occupation, light.

§ 110-105.1 No-impact home-based business.

§ 110-106 Outdoor storage and display, commercial or industrial (as a principal or accessory use).

§ 110-107 Residential accessory structure.

§ 110-108 Satellite antennas.

§ 110-109 Swimming pool, household or private.

§ 110-110 Unit for care of relative.

Article VII Environmental Protection

§ 110-111 Environmental preservation required; steep slopes.

§ 110-112 Nuisances, fire and explosive hazards prohibited.

§ 110-113 Wetlands.

§ 110-114 Setbacks from surface waters.

§ 110-115 Floodplain areas.

§ 110-116 Storage of explosive and hazardous substances.

§ 110-117 Sewage disposal.

§ 110-118 Noise.

§ 110-119 Light and glare.

§ 110-120 Placement of outdoor machinery and dumpsters; required fencing of outdoor storage.

Article VIII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 110-121 Required number of spaces.

§ 110-122 General regulations.

§ 110-123 Design standards.

§ 110-124 Parking of junk vehicles and tractor-trailers in residential districts.

§ 110-125 Off-street loading.

Article IX Signs

§ 110-126 Scope and applicability.

§ 110-127 Nonconforming signs.

§ 110-128 Miscellaneous signs not requiring permits.

§ 110-129 Freestanding and wall signs.

§ 110-130 Abandoned or outdated signs.

§ 110-131 Location.

§ 110-132 Illuminated signs.

§ 110-133 Vehicle signs.

§ 110-134 Signs prohibited in all districts.

§ 110-135 Signs and/or structures identifying major residential or business developments.

§ 110-136 Measurement and major types of signs.

§ 110-137 Construction.

§ 110-138 Off-premise signs, including billboards.

Article X General Regulations

§ 110-139 Street frontage; number of uses or buildings; occupation of recreational vehicle.

§ 110-140 Maximum height of buildings.

§ 110-141 Special lot and yard requirements, site distance and buffer yards.

§ 110-142 Landscaping.

§ 110-143 Establishment of future right-of-way widths for streets.

§ 110-144 Nonconformities.

§ 110-145 Temporary structure or use.

§ 110-146 Site plan review.

§ 110-147 Hazards to public health and safety.

§ 110-148 (Reserved)

§ 110-149 Recreation land requirements.

§ 110-150 Industrial and commercial driveways.

§ 110-151 Access onto arterial streets.

§ 110-152 Traffic impact study.

§ 110-153 Stripping of topsoil.

Article XI Optional Development Provisions

§ 110-154 Conservation design development.

§ 110-155 (Reserved)