Municipality of Murrysville, PA
Westmoreland County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Municipality of Murrysville 4-20-2005 by Ord. No. 680-05; amended 12-21-2005 by Ord. No. 705-05.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 96.
Roads and streets construction — See Ch. 97.
Drainage — See Ch. 102.
Grading, excavations and filling — See Ch. 124.
Junk and junkyards — See Ch. 137.
Mosquito breeding areas — See Ch. 152.
Sewers — See Ch. 193.
Erosion and sedimentation control — See Ch. 197.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 198.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 199.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 201.
Water — See Ch. 215.
220a1 App A
[1]
Editor's Note: Ord. No. 705-05 adopted “certain textual amendments” to the Zoning Ordinance to revise provisions and standards in coordination with the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance also adopted 12-21-2005.
Article I General Provisions

§ 220-1 Title.

§ 220-2 Purposes.

§ 220-3 Interpretation and application of provisions.

§ 220-4 Compliance required.

§ 220-5 Severability.

§ 220-6 Statement of objectives.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 220-7 Word usage.

§ 220-8 Definitions.

Article III District Regulations

§ 220-9 Zoning District Map.

§ 220-10 District boundaries.

§ 220-11 Districts and purposes.

§ 220-12 Public Land District Land Use Authorization Table.

§ 220-13 Residential Zoning Districts Land Use Authorization Table

§ 220-14 Residential Zoning Districts Area and Bulk Regulations Table for Principal Uses.

§ 220-15 Residential Zoning Districts Area and Bulk Regulations Table for Accessory Uses and Structures.

§ 220-16 Nonresidential Zoning Districts Land Use Authorization Table.

§ 220-17 Nonresidential Zoning Districts Area and Bulk Regulations Table.

§ 220-18 Nonresidential Zoning Districts Area and Bulk Regulations Table for Accessory Uses and Structures.

§ 220-18.1 General Business Overlay.

Article IV Planned Residential Development

§ 220-19 Purpose.

§ 220-20 Applicability and relationship to other ordinances.

§ 220-21 Site area, ownership, use and density requirements.

§ 220-22 Access and availability of public services.

§ 220-23 Common open space.

§ 220-24 Buffer areas landscaping.

§ 220-25 Administration and procedure.

§ 220-26 Criteria for tentative approval.

§ 220-27 Application for final approval.

Article IVA Mixed-Use Planned Residential Development

§ 220-27.1 Purpose, applicability and development objectives.

§ 220-27.2 Relationship to other ordinances.

§ 220-27.3 Basic site criteria and definition of site; definitions.

§ 220-27.4 Permitted uses.

§ 220-27.5 Required ratio of impervious surface area by use.

§ 220-27.6 Impervious surface coverage and dwelling units authorized.

§ 220-27.7 Site configuration and design.

§ 220-27.8 Open space and buffering standards.

§ 220-27.9 Phasing requirements, application requirements and process and modifications.

§ 220-27.10 Incorporation of appendix.

Article V Conditional Uses

§ 220-28 Grant of conditional approval.

§ 220-29 Application, fees and procedures.

§ 220-30 General provisions.

§ 220-31 Standards for specific uses.

Article VI Supplemental Regulations

§ 220-32 Applicability.

§ 220-33 Performance standards.

§ 220-34 Floodplains.

§ 220-35 Steep slopes.

§ 220-36 Development in areas of slope 40% or greater.

§ 220-37 Development in areas of poor soils.

§ 220-38 Wetlands.

§ 220-39 Applicability.

§ 220-40 Definitions.

§ 220-41 Delineation.

§ 220-42 Wetland buffers.

§ 220-43 Performance standards for wetland areas.

§ 220-44 Permitted uses within wetland buffers.

§ 220-45 Conditional uses within wetland buffers.

§ 220-46 Restricted uses.

§ 220-47 Lots of record.

§ 220-48 Exceptions and waivers within wetland areas.

§ 220-49 Fees.

§ 220-50 Violations.

§ 220-51 Landscaping and buffering.

§ 220-52 Lighting.

§ 220-53 Swimming pools.

§ 220-54 Permitted projections into required yards.

§ 220-55 Height exceptions.

§ 220-56 Drive-through facilities.

§ 220-57 Outdoor storage in the MU and B Districts

§ 220-58 Refuse collection and waste disposal.

§ 220-59 Posting of address numbers.

§ 220-60 Special yard regulations.

§ 220-61 Residential protection standards.

§ 220-62 No-impact home-based businesses.

§ 220-63 Home occupation.

§ 220-64 Temporary construction trailers, model homes or sales offices.

§ 220-65 Agriculture.

§ 220-66 Residential day care.

§ 220-67 Transient retail uses.

§ 220-67.1 Building Design and Amenities Performance Standards.

Article VII Parking Regulations

§ 220-68 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 220-69 Table of Parking Requirements.

§ 220-69.1 Parking count application.

§ 220-70 Handicapped parking.

§ 220-71 Shared parking requirements.

§ 220-72 Marking.

§ 220-73 Curbs and wheelstops.

§ 220-74 Shopping cart return areas.

§ 220-75 Stormwater management.

§ 220-76 Performance standards applicable to all nonresidential uses.

§ 220-77 Off-street loading requirements.

§ 220-78 Access to off-street parking and loading areas.

§ 220-79 Parking and loading area setbacks.

§ 220-80 General.

§ 220-81 Paved area exemption.

Article VIII Signs

§ 220-82 General requirements.

§ 220-83 Exempt signs.

§ 220-84 Temporary signs.

§ 220-85 Subdivision and planned residential development plan signs.

§ 220-86 Residential districts.

§ 220-87 Shopping centers and office parks.

§ 220-88 Mixed-use district, stand-alone parcels.

§ 220-88.1 Business District, stand-alone parcels.

§ 220-88.2 Billboards.

§ 220-88.3 Public Lands District.

Article IX Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 220-89 Applicability.

§ 220-90 Nonconforming uses.

§ 220-91 Nonconforming structures.

§ 220-92 Nonconforming lots.

§ 220-93 Registration of nonconformity.

§ 220-94 Nonconforming uses and structures.

Article X Zoning Hearing Board

§ 220-95 Membership.

§ 220-96 Alternate members.

§ 220-97 Removal of members.

§ 220-98 Organization of the Board.

§ 220-99 Jurisdiction of the Board.

§ 220-100 Variances.

§ 220-101 Notice and conduct of hearings.

§ 220-102 Failure to render a decision.

§ 220-103 Mediation.

§ 220-104 Fees and expenditures.

§ 220-105 Time limitations.

§ 220-106 Stay of proceedings.

Article XI Administration and Enforcement

§ 220-107 Zoning Officer's powers and duties.

§ 220-108 Enforcement.

§ 220-109 Coordination with other requirements and permits.

§ 220-110 Zoning approval required.

§ 220-111 Building permit requirements.

§ 220-112 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 220-113 Temporary use permits.

§ 220-114 Sign permits.

§ 220-115 Procedure for amendments.

§ 220-116 Fees.

§ 220-117 Landowner curative amendments.