City of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Scranton as Ord. No. 74-1993 (Ch. 36 of the 1979 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, commissions and committees — See Ch. 18.
Building construction — See Ch. 187.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 243.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 250.
Junk and junkyards — See Ch. 301.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 405.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 423.
445a Residential Districts 445b Business Districts 445c Insitutional Districts 445d Table of Req. for C-R R-1 and R-1A 445e Table of Req. for R-2 R-3 and R-2-O 445f Table of Req. for C-D C-N C-G I-L and I-G 445g Table of Req. for INS-L and INS-G 445h Table 6.1 445i Miscellaneous Signs 445j Freestanding Signs
Article I Administration

§ 445-1 Purposes and objectives.

§ 445-2 Applicability.

§ 445-3 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 445-4 Filing fees and costs.

§ 445-5 Interpretation; similar uses.

§ 445-6 General procedure for permits.

§ 445-7 Permits and certificates.

§ 445-8 Amendments to this chapter.

§ 445-9 Curative amendments.

§ 445-10 Zoning Officer.

§ 445-11 Zoning Hearing Board actions and variances.

§ 445-12 Board hearings and decisions.

§ 445-13 Appeals.

§ 445-14 Public utility exemptions.

§ 445-15 Limited City exemption.

§ 445-16 Site plan review procedures for certain uses.

§ 445-17 Submission requirements for site plan review.

§ 445-18 Conditional use process.

§ 445-19 Special exception use process.

§ 445-20 Site planning guidelines.

§ 445-21 Liability.

Article II Terminology

§ 445-22 Interpretation.

§ 445-23 Terms defined.

Article III Districts

§ 445-24 Districts designated.

§ 445-25 Application of district regulations.

§ 445-26 Zoning Map.

§ 445-27 District boundaries.

§ 445-28 Protection of dwellings across municipal boundaries.

§ 445-29 Table of permitted uses by district.

§ 445-30 Table of lot and setback requirements by district.

§ 445-31 R-1C District.

§ 445-32 Uses without public water and/or sewage service.

Article IV Specific Uses

§ 445-33 Applicability.

§ 445-34 Specific principal uses.

§ 445-35 Accessory uses.

Article V Environmental Protection

§ 445-36 General performance standards.

§ 445-37 Nuisances and hazards to public safety.

§ 445-38 Wetlands.

§ 445-39 Setback from rivers and creeks.

§ 445-40 Steep slopes.

§ 445-41 Storage of explosive and hazardous substances.

§ 445-42 Sewage disposal.

§ 445-43 Noise.

§ 445-44 Vibration.

§ 445-45 Odors; dust; air and water pollution.

§ 445-46 Light and glare control.

§ 445-47 Grading and erosion control.

§ 445-48 Placement; screening of waste containers; outdoor machinery; fencing of storage.

§ 445-49 Radioactivity and electrical disturbances.

§ 445-50 Tree preservation.

§ 445-51 Flood-prone areas.

§ 445-52 Removal of topsoil.

Article VI Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 445-53 Required number of parking spaces.

§ 445-54 General regulations.

§ 445-55 Design standards.

§ 445-56 Parking of unregistered, commercial and junk vehicles.

§ 445-57 Off-street loading.

Article VII Signs

§ 445-58 Applicability.

§ 445-59 Existing nonconforming signs.

§ 445-60 Miscellaneous signs not requiring permits.

§ 445-61 Freestanding, wall and window signs.

§ 445-62 Abandoned or outdated signs.

§ 445-63 Location of signs.

§ 445-64 Illumination of signs.

§ 445-65 Vehicles functioning as signs.

§ 445-66 Prohibited signs.

§ 445-67 Construction of signs.

§ 445-68 Measurement; major types of signs.

§ 445-69 Off-premises signs; billboards.

§ 445-70 Sign area bonuses.

§ 445-71 Signs identifying major residential or business developments.

Article VIII General Regulations

§ 445-72 Frontage onto improved streets; number of uses or buildings; minimum size of dwellings.

§ 445-73 Height exceptions; airport approaches.

§ 445-74 Special lot and yard requirements; sight distance and buffer yards.

§ 445-75 Landscaping.

§ 445-76 Ultimate/future street right-of-way widths.

§ 445-77 Nonconformities.

§ 445-78 Temporary structure or use.

§ 445-79 Motor vehicle access.

§ 445-80 Demolition of an attached building.