Borough of Wharton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wharton 12-15-1997 (Ch. XIV of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.[1]]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Environmental Commission — See Ch. 12, Art. I.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 110.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 142.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 190.
Sewers — See Ch. 247.
Soil removal — See Ch. 258.
Solid waste disposal; recycling — See Ch. 264.
Stormwater control — See Ch. 267.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 270.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 277.
Trees — See Ch. 297.
Water — See Ch. 330.
Individual sewage disposal systems (BOH) — See Ch. 374.
165a Designated Sites Table 165b Sch XI-1 Use Reg 165c Sch XI-2 Dist Reg 165d App A Application Checklist 165e App B Illustrations
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Editor's Note: Throughout this chapter and its accompanying attachments references to "Zoning Board of Adjustment" have been deleted altogether or replaced with "Planning Board," as appropriate, in accordance with Ord. No. O-16-07 which abolished the ZBA (see Art. III of this chapter). Separate historical notations of this revision have not been included in the text.
Article I General

§ 165-1 Title.

§ 165-2 Purpose.

§ 165-3 Scope.

Article II Planning Board

§ 165-4 Planning Board.

§ 165-5 Terms of members.

§ 165-6 Vacancies.

§ 165-7 Removal for cause.

§ 165-8 Organization.

§ 165-9 Employment of counsel, experts and staff.

§ 165-10 Powers and duties.

§ 165-11 Time for approval; expiration of approval.

§ 165-12 Application procedure.

§ 165-13 Environmental Commission.

§ 165-14 Rules and regulations.

§ 165-15 Alternate members.

§ 165-15.1 Tenancy Review Committee.

Article III Abolishment of Zoning Board of Adjustment

§ 165-16 Findings.

§ 165-17 Abolishment of Board of Adjustment; discharge of members.

§ 165-18 References to Board of Adjustment.

Article IV Provisions Applicable to Planning Board

§ 165-19 Conflicts of interest.

§ 165-20 Meetings.

§ 165-21 Minutes of meetings.

§ 165-22 Fees.

§ 165-23 Hearings.

§ 165-24 Notices of hearings.

§ 165-25 List of property owners furnished.

§ 165-26 Decisions.

§ 165-27 Publication of decisions.

§ 165-28 Payment of taxes.

Article V Appeals

§ 165-29 Appeals to Planning Board.

§ 165-30 Appeals from Planning Board to governing body.

Article VI Definitions

§ 165-31 Construction.

§ 165-32 Terms defined.

Article VII Administration; Enforcement; Fees

§ 165-33 Administration and enforcement.

§ 165-34 Enforcement Officer.

§ 165-35 Construction permits and plans; certificates of occupancy.

§ 165-36 Stop orders and construction permit revocations.

§ 165-37 Violations and penalties.

§ 165-38 Fees.

§ 165-39 Payment for professional services; escrow deposits.

§ 165-40 Performance and maintenance guarantees.

§ 165-41 Developer's agreement.

§ 165-42 Off-tract improvements other than sanitary sewer and water improvements.

§ 165-43 Checklists.

§ 165-44 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Development Review Procedures

§ 165-45 General procedures for site plan and subdivision review.

§ 165-46 General provisions.

§ 165-47 Submission of final plat for minor and major developments.

§ 165-48 Plat design standards for subdivisions.

§ 165-49 Plat design standards for site plans.

Article IX Design Standards for Subdivision

§ 165-50 General statement.

§ 165-51 Existing permits, approvals and variances.

§ 165-52 Streets.

§ 165-53 Street signs.

§ 165-54 Block patterns.

§ 165-55 Streetlighting.

§ 165-56 Lots.

§ 165-57 Easements; natural features; utilities.

§ 165-58 Water mains, culverts, storm and sanitary sewers.

§ 165-59 Underground utilities.

§ 165-60 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 165-61 Monuments.

§ 165-62 Shade trees, planting strips and landscaping.

Article X Design Standards for Site Plans

§ 165-63 General statement.

§ 165-64 Existing permits, approvals and variances.

§ 165-65 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 165-66 Off-street loading.

§ 165-67 Curbs.

§ 165-68 Sidewalks.

§ 165-69 Drainage.

§ 165-70 Easements.

§ 165-71 Environmental impact report.

§ 165-72 Fire protection.

§ 165-73 Floodplain regulations.

§ 165-74 Lighting.

§ 165-75 Natural features.

§ 165-76 Off-site and off-tract improvements.

§ 165-77 Public utilities.

§ 165-78 Shade trees, planting strips and landscaping.

§ 165-79 Sight triangles.

§ 165-80 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 165-81 Stormwater runoff.

§ 165-82 Topsoil redistribution.

§ 165-83 Water supply.

§ 165-84 Recycling.

Article XI Zoning Provisions

§ 165-85 Zoning Districts.

§ 165-86 Zoning Map.

§ 165-87 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 165-88 Schedule of regulations.

§ 165-89 Application of regulations.

§ 165-90 General provisions.

Article XII Supplementary Lot, Yard and Bulk Regulations

§ 165-91 Lot regulations.

§ 165-92 Yard regulations.

Article XIII Supplementary Regulations Governing Certain Uses

§ 165-93 Regulations governing certain principal permitted uses.

§ 165-94 Regulations governing certain accessory structures and uses.

§ 165-95 Regulations governing certain conditional uses.

§ 165-96 Nonconforming uses, structures or lots.

Article XIV Supplementary Zoning Provisions

§ 165-97 Buffer areas.

§ 165-98 Tree preservation.

§ 165-99 Steep slope regulations.

§ 165-100 Performance standards.

§ 165-101 Mixed Business (MB) District regulations.

Article XV Signs

§ 165-102 Definitions.

§ 165-103 Permit required; issuance of permit; fees.

§ 165-104 Computation of sign area and sign height.

§ 165-105 Regulations governing nonresidential signs.

§ 165-106 Regulations governing residential signs.

§ 165-107 Temporary signs.

§ 165-108 Illumination.

§ 165-109 General regulations for signs.

§ 165-110 Nonconforming signs.

Article XVI Fair Share Ordinance

§ 165-111 Purpose.

§ 165-112 Inclusionary developments not restricted to senior citizens.

§ 165-113 Criteria to determine rents and sale prices.

§ 165-114 Rental units.

§ 165-115 Sale units.

§ 165-116 Zoning requirements for inclusionary developments.

§ 165-117 Designation of agency to assure affordability.

§ 165-118 Rehabilitated units.

§ 165-119 Rental units.

§ 165-120 Elimination of certain development standards.

§ 165-121 Fair share obligation; affirmative marketing plan.

§ 165-122 Rehabilitation program.

§ 165-123 Zoning of designated sites.

Article XVII Development Fee Ordinance

§ 165-124 Purpose.

§ 165-125 Basic requirements.

§ 165-126 Definitions.

§ 165-127 Development fees.

§ 165-128 Eligible exactions, ineligible exactions and exemptions.

§ 165-129 Affordable housing trust fund.

§ 165-130 Use of funds.

§ 165-131 Contested fees.

§ 165-132 Monitoring and ongoing collection of fees.

Article XVIII Regulations Applicable to the CBD Zone

§ 165-133 Building form.

§ 165-134 Building mass and increment.

§ 165-135 Roofs.

§ 165-136 Materials and colors.

§ 165-137 Doors and storefronts.

§ 165-138 Windows.