Township of Lehigh, PA
Northampton County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lehigh 4-3-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Floodplain management — See Ch. 83.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 138.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 147.
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Article I General Provisions

§ 180-1 Long title.

§ 180-2 Short title.

§ 180-3 Purpose.

§ 180-4 Conformity with use regulations.

§ 180-5 Conformity with building regulations.

§ 180-6 Continuation of existing uses.

§ 180-7 Interpretation.

§ 180-8 Effect on other ordinances and regulations.

§ 180-9 Severability.

§ 180-10 Uses not provided for.

§ 180-11 Establishment of zones.

§ 180-12 Zoning Map.

§ 180-13 Zone boundary lines.

§ 180-14 Community development objectives.

§ 180-15 Word usage and definitions.

Article II Zone Regulations

§ 180-16 Agriculture/Rural Residential Zone (A/RR).

§ 180-17 Village Residential Zone (VR).

§ 180-18 Resort Commercial Zone (RC).

§ 180-19 Neighborhood Commercial Zone (NC).

§ 180-20 General Commercial Zone (GC).

§ 180-21 Office Business Zone.

§ 180-22 Industrial Zone (I).

§ 180-23 Blue Mountain Conservation Zone (BMC).

Article III General Regulations

§ 180-24 Applicability.

§ 180-25 Accessory uses and structures.

§ 180-26 Commercial forestry.

§ 180-27 Common open space requirements.

§ 180-28 Corner lots.

§ 180-29 Driveways.

§ 180-30 Erection of more than one principal use per lot.

§ 180-31 Flag lots.

§ 180-32 Height limitation exceptions and regulations.

§ 180-33 Landscaping and buffers.

§ 180-34 Lot area, lot width and lot coverage.

§ 180-35 Minimum habitable floor area.

§ 180-36 Mobile homes.

§ 180-37 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 180-38 Outdoor signs.

§ 180-39 Outdoor storage and display requirements.

§ 180-40 Permanent/temporary occupancy requirements.

§ 180-41 Roadway access.

§ 180-42 Roadway classifications.

§ 180-43 Setback modifications.

§ 180-44 Setbacks for utility lines.

§ 180-45 Steep slope protection standards.

§ 180-46 Unenclosed storage.

Article IV Environmental Protection Standards

§ 180-47 Earthmoving activities; soil erosion and sedimentation control.

§ 180-48 Nuisances and hazards to public safety.

§ 180-49 Noise control.

§ 180-50 Vibration control.

§ 180-51 Air pollution and odors.

§ 180-52 Light, glare and heat control.

§ 180-53 Land application of sewage sludge.

Article V Specific Criteria

§ 180-54 Standards for special exception and conditional uses.

§ 180-55 Accessory apartments.

§ 180-56 Adult-related facilities.

§ 180-57 Airports/heliports.

§ 180-58 Amusement arcades.

§ 180-59 Automobile filling stations.

§ 180-60 Automobile sales.

§ 180-61 Automobile/salvage facilities.

§ 180-62 Bed-and-breakfasts.

§ 180-63 Billboards.

§ 180-64 Boardinghouses.

§ 180-65 Campgrounds.

§ 180-66 Car washes.

§ 180-67 Churches and related uses.

§ 180-67.1 Cluster developments.

§ 180-68 Commercial day-care facilities.

§ 180-69 Commercial recreation facilities.

§ 180-70 Commercial stockyards, feedlots and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

§ 180-71 Communication towers, antennas and equipment.

§ 180-72 Community centers.

§ 180-73 Drive-through and/or fast-food restaurants.

§ 180-74 Family day-care facilities.

§ 180-75 Farm occupations.

§ 180-76 Golf courses.

§ 180-77 Group homes, group institutions and correctional facilities.

§ 180-78 Health care facility.

§ 180-79 Heavy equipment sales, service and/or repair facilities.

§ 180-80 Heavy industrial uses.

§ 180-81 Home improvement and building supply stores.

§ 180-82 Home occupations.

§ 180-83 Hospital.

§ 180-84 Intermediate care facilities and ICF/MR facilities.

§ 180-85 Long-term care nursing facility.

§ 180-86 Medical residential campuses.

§ 180-87 Mineral extraction.

§ 180-88 Mini warehouses.

§ 180-89 Mobile/manufactured home park.

§ 180-90 Mortuaries and crematoria.

§ 180-91 Off-track betting parlors.

§ 180-92 Personal care facilities.

§ 180-93 Principal waste handling facilities.

§ 180-94 Public and private schools.

§ 180-95 Recycling facilities for paper, plastic, glass and metal products.

§ 180-96 Restaurant.

§ 180-97 Shopping centers or malls.

§ 180-98 Skilled nursing facility.

§ 180-99 Slaughtering, processing, rendering and packaging of food products and their by-products.

§ 180-100 Stables and kennels.

§ 180-101 Temporary farm employee housing.

§ 180-102 Truck or motor freight terminals.

§ 180-103 Truck stops.

§ 180-104 Vehicles over 7,000 pounds gross vehicle weight.

§ 180-105 Warehousing and wholesale trade establishments.

§ 180-106 Wholesale produce and tobacco auctions.

§ 180-107 Principal solar energy systems.

Article VI Nonconformities

§ 180-108 Unlawful structures, uses or lots.

§ 180-109 Continuation.

§ 180-110 Extension or alteration of nonconforming use or structure.

§ 180-111 Change of nonconforming use.

§ 180-112 Termination.

§ 180-113 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 180-114 Nonconforming lots.

Article VII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 180-115 Establishment and membership.

§ 180-116 Officers; quorum; rules, records and reports.

§ 180-117 Expenditures and compensation.

§ 180-118 Hearings.

§ 180-119 Powers and duties.

§ 180-120 Parties appellant before the Board.

§ 180-121 Time limitations.

§ 180-122 Stay of proceedings; petition for bond; liability for costs.

§ 180-123 Appeal to Court of Common Pleas.

Article VIII Administration and Enforcement

§ 180-124 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 180-125 Permits.

§ 180-126 Fees.

§ 180-127 Amendments.

§ 180-128 Conditional uses.