Borough of Pennsburg, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Pennsburg 12-21-1995 by Ord. No. 7-95. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 13.
Building construction — See Ch. 34.
Code enforcement — See Ch. 36.
Construction codes — See Ch. 36A.
Drainageways and watercourses — See Ch. 39.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 42.
Fees — See Ch. 47.
Grading — See Ch. 53.
Rental unit inspections — See Ch. 83.
Sale of residential property — See Ch. 84.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 94.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 96.
Tenant registration — See Ch. 102.
Attachment 1 - Zoning Map
Article I General Provisions

§ 110-100 Short title.

§ 110-101 Effective date.

§ 110-102 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-103 Interpretation.

§ 110-104 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 110-105 Effect on other provisions.

§ 110-106 Validity.

§ 110-107 Repealer.

Article II Definitions

§ 110-200 Interpretation.

§ 110-201 Definition of terms.

Article III General Regulations

§ 110-300 Intent, applicability of regulations.

§ 110-301 Lots of record.

§ 110-302 Subdivision plan of lots of record.

§ 110-303 Reduction of lot area.

§ 110-304 Modification of front yard requirements.

§ 110-305 Projections into required yards.

§ 110-306 Additional dimensional standards.

§ 110-307 Access to a public street.

§ 110-308 Existing interior lots.

§ 110-309 Corner lots.

§ 110-310 Height limitation of fences and walls.

§ 110-311 Obstruction to vision at intersections prohibited.

§ 110-312 Accessory uses.

§ 110-313 Child day-care facilities.

§ 110-314 Bed-and-breakfast accommodations.

§ 110-315 Kennels.

§ 110-316 Residential conversions.

§ 110-317 Adult use standards and criteria.

§ 110-318 Satellite dishes, cellular communications antennas, and other antennas.

§ 110-319 Airports, heliports and the use of aircraft.

§ 110-320 Public utilities.

§ 110-321 Performance standards.

§ 110-322 Water supply and sewage disposal.

§ 110-323 Private ownership and maintenance of common elements.

§ 110-324 Refuse collection facilities.

§ 110-325 Lighting.

§ 110-326 Parking of commercial vehicles in residential districts.

§ 110-327 Traffic impact study.

§ 110-328 Procedure for conditional use application.

§ 110-329 Effect of private covenants.

§ 110-330 Swimming pools.

§ 110-331 Lot averaging.

§ 110-332 Keeping of certain animals prohibited.

Article IV Zoning District Classifications

§ 110-400 Zoning districts.

§ 110-401 Zoning Map.

§ 110-402 Boundaries of districts.

§ 110-403 Federal and state owned property.

Article V R-1 Low Density Residential District

§ 110-500 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-501 Use regulations.

§ 110-502 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-503 Design requirements.

Article VI R-2 Medium Density Residential District

§ 110-600 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-601 Use regulations.

§ 110-602 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-603 Design requirements.

Article VII R-3 Medium-High Density Residential District

§ 110-700 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-701 Use regulations.

§ 110-702 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-703 Design requirements.

Article VIII R-4 High Density Residential District

§ 110-800 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-801 Permitted uses.

§ 110-802 Density and dimensional regulations for multifamily development.

§ 110-803 Development regulations.

§ 110-804 Submission of plans.

§ 110-805 Mid-rise multifamily development.

§ 110-806 Housing for the elderly.

§ 110-807 Mobile home parks.

Article IX RC Residential-Commercial District

§ 110-900 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-901 Permitted uses.

§ 110-902 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-903 Residential and nonresidential conversions.

§ 110-904 Drive-through facilities.

§ 110-905 Development regulations.

§ 110-906 Plan requirements.

§ 110-907 Alterations and/or removal of existing principal buildings and construction of new buildings.

Article X SC Shopping Center District

§ 110-1000 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-1001 Permitted uses.

§ 110-1002 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-1003 Development regulations.

§ 110-1004 Satellite use regulations.

§ 110-1005 Plan requirements.

Article XI LI Limited Industrial District

§ 110-1100 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-1101 Permitted uses.

§ 110-1102 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-1103 Development regulations.

§ 110-1104 Plan requirements.

Article XII IN Institutional District

§ 110-1200 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-1201 Permitted uses.

§ 110-1202 Dimensional regulations.

§ 110-1203 Development regulations.

§ 110-1204 Plan requirements.

Article XIII Floodplain District

§ 110-1300 Declaration of legislative intent; applicability; abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 110-1301 Administration.

§ 110-1302 Definition and establishment of districts.

§ 110-1303 Technical provisions.

§ 110-1304 Activities requiring special permits.

§ 110-1305 Permitted uses.

§ 110-1306 Variances.

§ 110-1307 Existing structures in identified floodplain areas.

§ 110-1308 Definitions.

Article XIV Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 110-1400 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-1401 Required off-street parking capacity.

§ 110-1402 Parking held in reserve.

§ 110-1403 Additional requirements.

§ 110-1404 Reduction of nonresidential requirements by special exception.

§ 110-1405 Design requirements for nonresidential parking lots.

§ 110-1406 Reduction of facilities.

§ 110-1407 Mixed or multiple uses.

§ 110-1408 Required off-street loading and unloading space.

Article XV Signs

§ 110-1500 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-1501 Residential and institutional signs.

§ 110-1502 Business signs.

§ 110-1503 General sign regulations for all districts.

§ 110-1504 Application to erect a sign; fees; inspections.

§ 110-1505 Temporary signs for business purposes.

§ 110-1506 Changeable-copy signs.

§ 110-1507 Off-premises advertising signs.

Article XVI Nonconforming Structures, Uses, and Lots

§ 110-1600 Nonconforming status.

§ 110-1601 Nonconforming classifications.

§ 110-1602 Nonconforming regulations.

§ 110-1603 Administration.

Article XVII Administration

§ 110-1700 Zoning Officer.

§ 110-1701 Duties and powers.

§ 110-1702 Permits.

§ 110-1703 Application for permit.

§ 110-1704 Expiration of permits.

§ 110-1705 Appeals.

§ 110-1706 Appeal and application procedure.

§ 110-1707 Fees.

Article XVIII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 110-1800 Appointments.

§ 110-1801 Alternate members.

§ 110-1802 Organization of the Board.

§ 110-1803 Jurisdiction.

§ 110-1804 Appeal or application to Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 110-1805 Board action on application or appeal.

§ 110-1806 Notice of hearing.

§ 110-1807 Hearing procedures.

§ 110-1808 Decision of the Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 110-1809 General standards for Board review.

§ 110-1810 Specific standards for variances and special exceptions.

§ 110-1811 Review of challenges and appeals.

§ 110-1812 Expiration.

§ 110-1813 Appeal to court.

Article XIX Violations, Enforcement Remedies, Fines, and Charges

§ 110-1900 Violations; causes of action.

§ 110-1901 Enforcement notice.

§ 110-1902 Enforcement remedies and fines.

§ 110-1903 Charges.

Article XX Amendments

§ 110-2000 Power of amendment.

§ 110-2001 Public notice.

§ 110-2002 Application for amendment by citizens.

§ 110-2003 Petitions for amendment.

§ 110-2004 Opportunity to be heard.

§ 110-2005 County copy.

§ 110-2006 Fees.

Article XXI Riparian Corridor Conservation District

§ 110-2100 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-2101 Definition, establishment, and width determination of the district.

§ 110-2102 Uses permitted.

§ 110-2103 Uses specifically prohibited.

§ 110-2104 Nonconforming structures and uses.

§ 110-2105 Boundary interpretation and appeals procedure.

§ 110-2106 Inspection of lands.

§ 110-2107 Management of district.

Article XXII LIC Light Industrial and Commercial District

§ 110-2200 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 110-2201 Uses permitted on parcels of five or more acres.

§ 110-2202 Uses permitted on parcels smaller than five acres.

§ 110-2203 Prohibited uses.

§ 110-2204 Dimensional standards.

§ 110-2205 Building characteristics for buildings within 200 feet of an arterial street.

§ 110-2206 Development regulations.

§ 110-2207 Regulations for pad sites in shopping centers.

§ 110-2208 Plan requirements.