Township of Harmony, NJ
Warren County
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§ 165-9 AR-500 Agricultural/Residential Zone.

[Amended 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4; 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7]
The following regulations shall apply in the AR-500 Agricultural/Residential Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirement of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Municipal buildings: parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township: and public and nonprofit private schools.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Private garages.
(2) 
Customary residential storage structures.
(3) 
Animal shelters for not more than five domestic pets of the household.
(4) 
Other customary residential structures, such as private swimming pools, fireplaces, trellises, lampposts and other similar structures.
(5) 
On farms only, customary farm buildings for the housing of livestock and storage of farm products or equipment located on the same parcel as the principal use.
(6) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(7) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(8) 
Home office.
(9) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan approval and the provisions of Article VIII shall be as follows:
[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
(3) 
Home occupation uses.
(4) 
Home professional offices.
(5) 
Lot size reduction.
(6) 
Cluster residential development.
[Added 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
E. 
Area, yard and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-10 AR-300 Agricultural/Residential Zone.

[Amended 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4; 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7]
The following regulations shall apply in the AR-300 Agricultural/Residential Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
All principal uses specified in § 165-9B.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
All accessory uses specified in § 165-9C.
(2) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan approval and the provisions of Article VIII shall be as follows:
[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
(1) 
All conditional uses specified in § 165-9D.
E. 
Area, yard and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-11 AR-250 Agricultural/Residential Zone. [1]

[Amended 11-5-1991 by Ord. No. 0:91-8; 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4; 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7; 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the AR-250 Agricultural/Residential Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
All principal uses specified in § 165-9A.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
All principal uses specified in § 165-9B.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
All accessory uses specified in § 165-9C.
(2) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan approval shall be as follows:
(1) 
All conditional uses specified in § 165-9D.
E. 
Area, yard and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Former § 165-11, R-225 Residential Zone, was repealed 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4. This section also provided that "the areas which heretofore comprised same are hereby included within the R-300 Residential Zone and are subject to all regulations applicable thereto." The R-300 Zone is now the AR-300 Agricultural/Residential Zone per Ord. No. 01-7, adopted 11-8-2001.

§ 165-12 R-150 Residential Zone.

[Amended 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4; 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7; 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the R-150 Residential Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
All principal uses specified in § 165-9B.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Private garages.
(2) 
Customary residential storage structures.
(3) 
Other customary residential structures such as private swimming pools, fireplaces, trellises, lampposts and other similar structures.
(4) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(5) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(6) 
Home office.
(7) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan approval and the provisions of Article VIII shall be as follows:
(1) 
All conditional uses specified in § 165-9D(1) through (4).
E. 
Area, yard and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-13 AH Affordable Housing Zone. [1]

[Added 7-17-1990 by Ord. No. 0:90-12; amended 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7; 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
A. 
The following regulations shall apply in the AH Affordable Housing Zone: Permitted principal uses shall be planned residential developments (PRD) consisting of a variety of housing types, including single-family detached houses, zero lot line or patio houses and village green houses, all as regulated in § 165-48 and also providing for the construction of affordable housing to meet lower-income housing needs.
B. 
This Zone shall be in addition to the underlying zoning for the tract. The resultant development may either be in accordance with the provisions herein or with those of the base zone.
[1]:
Editor's Note: For additional regulations regarding affordable housing, see § 165-48, Affordable housing requirements, § 165-48.1, Affordability standards, and § 165-48.2, Affirmative marketing plan.

§ 165-14 R-HB Residential-Historic Business.

[Added 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2[1]]
The following regulations shall apply in the R-HB Residential-Historic Business Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Business in keeping with the historical nature of the area such as antique stores, gift shops, book and stationery stores, craft shops, and such other uses that are determined by the Harmony Township Land Use Board to be of the same general character as the aforementioned uses.
(2) 
Home professional office.
(3) 
Home occupation use.
(4) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Private garage space for storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(2) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(3) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(4) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
D. 
Conditional uses pursuant to site plan review and the provisions of Article VIII shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups. Public buildings and facilities.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable in the R-HB Residential-Historic Business Zone:
(1) 
Buffer strip. A landscaped buffer strip shall be established and maintained along all lot lines, other than street lines created within a development, in this zone, except as herein provided. Such buffer strips shall be a minimum of 25 feet in width and shall meet the requirements prescribed in § 165-21A.
(2) 
Adjoining parking lots. A buffer strip is not required along a lot line between parking lots of business uses within this zone, provided that passage between the parking lots is permitted and further provided that within 50 feet of each side of the lot line a landscaped island at least 10 feet in width or a landscaped yard area at least 10 feet in width shall be provided, running the depth of the parking lot except for vehicular aisles.
(3) 
Screening and buffer strip. Whenever a developed use in this zone abuts any of the residential zones or uses or a residential-business zone, the buffer strip in Subsection E(1) shall also contain screening, such as hedges, decorative fencing or landscaped earth berms, as further prescribed in § 165-21B.
F. 
Performance standards. There shall be compliance with the performance standards set forth in Article VII.
G. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.
[1]:
Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former § 165-14 as § 165-15.

§ 165-15 CO-1 Commercial/Office/Business Zone - One.

[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the CO-1 Commercial/Business Zone - One:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings when used as the dwelling house for a farm.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirement of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Retail business establishments which are clearly of a community service character, such as but not limited to the following:
(a) 
Stores selling groceries, meats, baked goods and other such food items.
(b) 
Pharmacies.
(c) 
Stationery, tobacco, newspaper and flower shops.
(d) 
Restaurants, luncheonettes, taverns and confectionery stores.
(e) 
Hardware, paint, dry goods, small appliances and furniture stores.
(f) 
Clothing, accessory and jewelry stores.
(2) 
Personal service establishments which are clearly of a community service character, such as but not limited to the following:
(a) 
Barber- and beauty shops.
(b) 
Tailor shops and shoe repair shops.
(c) 
Business and professional offices.
(d) 
Banks and financial institutions.
(e) 
Establishments servicing goods such as those permitted under Subsection B(1) above.
(f) 
Funeral homes.
(3) 
Office buildings.
(a) 
Office buildings for professional, executive and/or administrative purposes.
(b) 
Scientific, engineering and/or research laboratories devoted to research, design and/or experimentation and processing and fabricating incidental thereto, provided that no materials or finished products shall be manufactured, processed or fabricated on the premises for the purpose of sale, except such as may be incidental to the research or design operations.
(4) 
Medical service and care facilities such as offices and clinics of physicians and dentists, and nursing and convalescent homes.
(5) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
(6) 
Home occupation uses as part of a preexisting dwelling.
(7) 
Home professional uses as part of a preexisting dwelling.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
All accessory uses specified in § 165-13C.
(2) 
Private garage space for the storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(3) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(4) 
Dwelling units accessory to a principal business use, provided that such dwelling is located in the same building with the principal use and is preexisting.
(5) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan review and the provisions of Article VIII shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
(3) 
Service stations.
(4) 
Clubs, lodges and fraternal organizations.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable in the CO-1 Zone.
(1) 
Buffer strip. A landscaped buffer strip shall be established and maintained along all lot lines, other than street lines, of all nonresidential uses developed in this zone except as herein provided. Such buffer strips shall be a minimum of five feet in width and shall meet the requirements prescribed in § 165-21A.
(2) 
Adjoining parking lots. A buffer strip is not required along a lot line between parking lots of business uses within this zone, provided that passage between the parking lots is permitted, and further provided that where the combined width of the two parking lots exceeds 120 feet, a landscaped island, a minimum of 10 feet in width, shall be located within the parking lot and running the depth of the parking lot except for vehicular aisles.
(3) 
Screening and buffer strip. Whenever a developed use in this zone abuts any of the residential zones or uses, the buffer strip required in § 165-21A shall also contain screening such as dense hedges, decorative fencing or landscaped earth berms as further prescribed in § 165-21B.
F. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-16 CO-2 Commercial/Office/Business Zone - Two.

[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the CO-2 Commercial/Office/Business Zone - Two:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings when used as the dwelling house for a farm.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Business centers consisting of any of the following retail, service and entertainment uses:
(a) 
Any retail business establishments permitted in § 165-15B(1).
(b) 
Any personal service establishments permitted in § 165-15B(2).
(c) 
Department stores.
(d) 
Theaters.
(2) 
Professional offices.
(3) 
Hotels and motels.
(4) 
Offices.
(5) 
All principal uses permitted in § 165-15B(3) through (7).
(6) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
All accessory uses permitted in § 165-15C.
(2) 
Private garage space for storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(3) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(4) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(5) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(6) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses, subject to site plan review and the provisions of Article VIII, shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
(3) 
Service stations (motor vehicle or automobile service stations, filling or gasoline stations, motor vehicle or automobile repair garages) located within a business center.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable in the C-1 Zone.
(1) 
Buffer strip. A landscaped buffer strip shall be established and maintained along all lot lines, other than street lines created within a development, in this zone, except as herein provided. Such buffer strips shall be a minimum of 25 feet in width and shall meet the requirements prescribed in § 165-21A.
(2) 
Adjoining parking lots. A buffer strip is not required along a lot line between parking lots of business uses within this zone, provided that passage between the parking lots is permitted and further provided that within 50 feet of each side of the lot line a landscaped island at least 10 feet in width or a landscaped yard area at least 10 feet in width shall be provided, running the depth of the parking lot except for vehicular aisles.
(3) 
Screening and buffer strip. Whenever a developed use in this zone abuts any of the residential zones or uses or an Office/Business Zone, the buffer strip in Subsection E(1) shall also contain screening such as hedges, decorative fencing or landscaped earth berms as further prescribed in § 165-21B.
(4) 
Performance standards. There shall be compliance with the performance standards set forth in Article VII.
F. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-16.1 LI-O Light Industrial/Office Zone.

[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the LI-O Light Industrial/Office Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings when used as the dwelling house for a farm.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirement of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Light industrial/business offices.
(2) 
Professional offices.
(3) 
Offices.
(4) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows.
(1) 
Residential structures:
(a) 
Private garages.
(b) 
Customary residential storage structures.
(c) 
Animal shelters for not more than five domestic pets of the household.
(d) 
Other customary residential structures, such as private swimming pools, fireplaces, trellises, lampposts and other similar structures.
(2) 
On farms only, customary farm buildings for the housing of livestock and storage of farm products or equipment located on the same parcel as the principal use.
(3) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(4) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(5) 
Private garage space for the storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(6) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(7) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses, subject to site plan approval and the provisions of Article VIII, shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable in the LI-O Zone.
(1) 
Buffer strip. A landscaped buffer strip shall be established and maintained along all lot lines, other than street lines, of all nonresidential uses developed in this zone except as herein provided. Such buffer strips shall be a minimum of five feet in width and shall meet the requirements prescribed in § 165-21A.
(2) 
Adjoining parking lots. A buffer strip is not required along a lot line between parking lots of business uses within this zone, provided that passage between the parking lots is permitted and further provided that, where the combined width of the two parking lots exceeds 120 feet, a landscaped island a minimum of 10 feet in width shall be located within the parking lot and running the depth of the parking lot except for vehicular aisles.
(3) 
Screening and buffer strip. Whenever a developed use in this zone abuts any of the residential zones or uses or a business zone, the buffer strip required in § 165-21A shall also contain screening such as dense hedges, decorative fencing or landscaped earth berms as further prescribed in § 165-21B.
F. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted used, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-16.2 LI-O/C Light Industrial/Office/Commercial Zone.

[Amended 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the LI-O/C Light Industrial/Office/Commercial Zone:
A. 
Permitted principal uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings when used as the dwelling house for a farm.
B. 
Permitted principal uses, subject to the requirement of site plan review, shall be as follows:
(1) 
Light industrial/business offices.
(2) 
Commercial office park development.
(3) 
Professional offices.
(4) 
Hotels, motels, offices.
(5) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
(6) 
Warehouse and distribution centers.
(7) 
All permitted principal uses permitted in § 165-15B(1) and B(2).
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
On farms only, customary farm buildings for the housing of livestock and storage of farm products or equipment located on the same parcel as the principal use.
(2) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(3) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(4) 
Private garage space for the storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(5) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(6) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses subject to site plan approval and the provisions of Article VIII, shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
(3) 
Service stations.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable in the LI-O Zone.
(1) 
Buffer strip. A landscaped buffer strip shall be established and maintained along all lot lines, other than street lines, of all nonresidential uses developed in this zone except as herein provided. Such buffer strips shall be a minimum of five feet in width and shall meet the requirements prescribed in § 165-21A.
(2) 
Adjoining parking lots. A buffer strip is not required along a lot line between parking lots of business uses within this zone, provided that passage between the parking lots is permitted and further provided that, where the combined width of the two parking lots exceeds 120 feet, a landscaped island a minimum of 10 feet in width shall be located within the parking lot and running the depth of the parking lot except for vehicular aisles.
(3) 
Screening and buffer strip. Whenever a developed use in this zone abuts any of the residential zones or uses or a business zone, the buffer strip required in § 165-21A shall also contain screening, such as dense hedges, decorative fencing or landscaped earth berms as further prescribed in § 165-21B.
F. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted used, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.

§ 165-17 I-1 Industrial Zone.

[Amended 8-1-1995 by Ord. No. 0:95-7; 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 0:96-4; 3-2-1999 by Ord. No. 0:99-4; 11-8-2001 by Ord. No. 01-7; 2-1-2005 by Ord. No. 05-2]
The following regulations shall apply in the I-1 Industrial Zone:
A. 
Permitted uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
Farms.
(2) 
Single-family dwellings when used as the dwelling house for a farm.
B. 
Permitted principal uses subject to the requirements of site plan review shall be as follows:
(1) 
Industrial/light industrial.
(2) 
Business offices.
(3) 
Warehouse and distribution centers.
(4) 
Retail business and personal service establishments permitted in § 165-14B(1) and (2), provided that they are related to goods or service to the industrial establishments or their employees as permitted in the I-1 Zone.
(5) 
Industrial park development.
(6) 
Municipal buildings, public schools and nonprofit private schools, parks, playgrounds and recreation areas deemed necessary and appropriate by the Township.
C. 
Permitted accessory uses shall be as follows:
(1) 
On farms only, customary farm buildings for the housing of livestock and storage of farm products or equipment located on the same parcel as the principal use.
(2) 
Signs in accordance with Article VI.
(3) 
Off-street parking in accordance with Article V.
(4) 
Private garage space for the storage of business vehicles used in conjunction with a permitted business use.
(5) 
Facilities and services which are essential to the operation of a permitted use.
(6) 
Small solar systems limited to the lesser of 20 kilowatts (20 kw) or 110% of the average of the three prior years' electrical energy consumption. Solar panels and solar arrays shall be rooftop mounted or, in the alternative, may be ground mounted but shall be located in the rear yard area as the second siting priority; provided, additionally, however, that ground-mounted solar arrays may be permitted within the side yard setback area but only when same are effectively screened from view from the street and adjacent properties by evergreen plantings having a minimum planted height of 48 inches and a maximum on-center planting spacing of 10 feet to create a continuous visual buffer.
[Added 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12]
D. 
Conditional uses, subject to site plan review and the provisions of Article VIII, shall be as follows:
(1) 
Public and semipublic buildings such as libraries, museums, other private schools, nonprofit recreation clubs, eleemosynary uses and other nonprofit uses similar in nature and scale to those permitted above.
(2) 
Churches and other similar places of worship, parish houses, convents and other such facilities of recognized religious groups.
(3) 
Service stations.
E. 
Special provisions and requirements applicable to the I-1 Zone shall be as follows:
(1) 
All provisions and requirements specified in § 165-16E.
F. 
Area, lot and bulk regulations applicable to permitted uses, accessory uses and conditional uses are specified in the Zoning Schedule, § 165-18.
G. 
Prohibited uses. All uses not specifically permitted by Subsections A, B, C and D above, including, but not limited to, toxic or hazardous waste collection, storage, transfer or processing; and truck, tractor and tractor/trailer parking, other than as a component of a permitted use, shall be prohibited.