Borough of Chester Heights, PA
Delaware County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Chester Heights 7-5-1983 by Ord. No. 91. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 26.
Adult uses — See Ch. 48.
Sewers — See Ch. 149.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 162.
Article I Purpose, Applicability and Title

§ 185-1 Statutory authority; purpose.

§ 185-2 Interpretation.

§ 185-3 Title.

Article II Definitions

§ 185-4 Definitions.

Article III Classification of Districts

§ 185-5 Classes of districts.

§ 185-6 Zoning Map.

§ 185-7 District boundaries.

§ 185-8 Federal, state, county or municipally owned property.

Article IV R 1-1/2 Residence Districts

§ 185-9 Applicability.

§ 185-10 Use regulations.

§ 185-11 Area regulations.

§ 185-12 Height restrictions.

§ 185-13 Accessory structures.

§ 185-14 Off-street parking regulations.

Article V R 1 Residence Districts

§ 185-15 Applicability.

§ 185-16 Use regulations.

§ 185-17 Area regulations.

§ 185-18 Height restrictions.

§ 185-19 Accessory structures.

Article VI R-1-A Residence Districts

§ 185-20 Applicability.

§ 185-21 Use regulations.

§ 185-22 Area regulations.

Article VII R 3/4 Residence Districts

§ 185-23 Applicability.

§ 185-24 Use regulations.

§ 185-25 Area regulations.

§ 185-26 Height restrictions.

§ 185-27 Accessory structures.

Article VIII Lot Averaging in Residential Districts

§ 185-28 Modification permitted.

§ 185-29 Conditions for modification of subdivision plans.

§ 185-30 Procedure.

§ 185-31 Special provisions for lots abutting Baltimore Pike (Route 1).

Article IX Mobile Home Park Districts

§ 185-32 Applicability.

§ 185-33 Use regulations.

§ 185-34 Definitions.

§ 185-35 Application procedure.

§ 185-36 Area and density regulations.

§ 185-37 Street system.

§ 185-38 Off-street parking areas and walks.

§ 185-39 Storm drainage, erosion and sedimentation control.

§ 185-40 Water supply.

§ 185-41 Sanitary sewage disposal.

§ 185-42 Utility distribution system.

§ 185-43 Common open space areas and buffers.

§ 185-44 Service buildings and facilities.

§ 185-45 Fuel supply and storage.

§ 185-46 Fire protection.

§ 185-47 Landscaping.

§ 185-48 Permits, licenses, fees and inspections.

§ 185-49 Maintenance of facilities.

§ 185-50 Failure to maintain.

§ 185-51 Maintenance bond.

§ 185-52 Violations and penalties.

§ 185-53 Revocation or suspension of license.

Article X RA Residence Apartment Districts

§ 185-54 Applicability.

§ 185-55 Use regulations.

§ 185-56 Area and height regulations.

§ 185-57 Special regulations.

Article XI Planned Residential Development

§ 185-58 Purposes.

§ 185-59 Definitions.

§ 185-60 Eligibility requirements.

§ 185-61 Development standards.

§ 185-62 Development in stages.

§ 185-63 Location and management of open space.

§ 185-64 Application for tentative approval; fee.

§ 185-65 Public hearings.

§ 185-66 Report of findings on application for tentative approval.

§ 185-67 Status of plan after tentative approval.

§ 185-68 Application for final approval.

§ 185-69 Amendments to approved plans.

§ 185-70 Amendments to approved plans after completion.

Article XII B Business Districts

§ 185-71 Purpose.

§ 185-72 Use regulations.

§ 185-73 Area, height and special regulations.

§ 185-74 Regulations for unified commercial development.

Article XIII Planned Laboratory - Office District

§ 185-75 Purpose.

§ 185-76 Use regulations.

§ 185-77 Area and height regulations.

§ 185-78 Special development regulations.

Article XIV Limited Industrial Districts

§ 185-79 Applicability.

§ 185-80 Purpose.

§ 185-81 Use regulations.

§ 185-82 Area and height regulations.

§ 185-83 Setback regulations.

§ 185-84 Special regulations.

§ 185-85 Use standards.

Article XV Flood Plain Districts

§ 185-86 Definitions.

§ 185-87 Findings of fact.

§ 185-88 Purpose.

§ 185-89 Flood Plain Conservation District.

§ 185-90 Permitted uses.

§ 185-91 Uses by special exception.

§ 185-92 Variances.

§ 185-93 Conditions for special exception and/or variance.

§ 185-94 Procedures for review of special exception and variance applications.

§ 185-95 Restricted activities.

§ 185-96 Disclaimer of liability.

§ 185-97 Conflict with other provisions.

§ 185-98 Correction of violations.

Article XVI Signs

§ 185-99 Conformance to standards required.

§ 185-100 Signs in residential and apartment districts.

§ 185-101 Signs in business districts, nonresidential districts and Limited Industrial Districts; approved nonconforming uses.

§ 185-102 Regulations applicable to all signs; permits; fees.

Article XVII Parking

§ 185-103 Off-street parking.

§ 185-104 Off-street loading and unloading space.

§ 185-105 Access, frontage and lighting regulations.

§ 185-106 Lighting.

Article XVIII General Regulations

§ 185-107 Nonconforming uses, structures and lots.

§ 185-108 Use standards.

§ 185-109 Top soil stripping.

§ 185-110 Landfills.

§ 185-110.1 Self-storage facilities.

Article XIX Administration and Enforcement

§ 185-111 Enforcement; duties of Zoning Officer.

§ 185-112 Permit required.

§ 185-113 Application required.

§ 185-114 Issuance of permit.

§ 185-115 Applicability of regulations.

Article XX Zoning Hearing Board

§ 185-116 Appointment.

§ 185-117 Powers.

§ 185-118 Adoption of rules and procedures.

§ 185-119 Meetings.

§ 185-120 Appeals.

§ 185-121 Public Hearings.

§ 185-122 Opportunity to be heard.

§ 185-123 Expiration of special exceptions and variances.

§ 185-124 Standards for review of proposed special exception or variance.

Article XXI Amendments

§ 185-125 Power of amendment.

§ 185-126 Referral to Planning Commission.

§ 185-127 Public notice.

Article XXII Remedies, Penalties and Validity

§ 185-128 Remedies.

§ 185-129 Violations and penalties.

Article XXIII Communications Facilities

§ 185-130 Applicability.

§ 185-131 Purpose.

§ 185-132 Definitions.

§ 185-133 Permitted uses.

§ 185-134 Uses permitted by special exception.

§ 185-135 Requirements for special exception.

§ 185-136 General requirements.

Article XXIV Conditional Uses

§ 185-137 Purpose.

§ 185-138 Procedure.

Article XXV Overlay District

§ 185-139 Applicability

§ 185-140 Approving body.

§ 185-141 Planned townhouse and semidetached dwelling in overlay district.

§ 185-142 Eligibility.

§ 185-143 Use regulations.

§ 185-144 Accessory uses.

§ 185-145 Area, bulk and height regulations.

§ 185-146 Special development regulations.