Township of Upper Hanover, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Hanover 5-13-1997 by Ord. No. 97-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Official Map — See Ch. 65.
Planning Commissions — See Ch. 77.
Dangerous buildings — See Ch. 144.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 180.
Driveways and lanes — See Ch. 196.
Fire protection district — See Ch. 231.
Flood damage control — See Ch. 240.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 383.
Solid waste — See Ch. 409.
Stormwater and erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 415.
Truss construction identification — See Ch. 451.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 425.
Water — See Ch. 477.
Article I Title; Legislative Intent; Community Development Objectives

§ 500-100 Title.

§ 500-101 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-102 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 500-103 Repealer; continuation of effect.

Article II Definitions

§ 500-200 Word usage.

§ 500-201 Definition of terms.

Article III Administration

§ 500-300 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-301 Appointment of Zoning Officer.

§ 500-302 Zoning Officer's authority and responsibilities.

§ 500-303 Building and/or use and occupancy permits required.

§ 500-304 Application for use and occupancy permits.

§ 500-305 Issuance of use and occupancy permits.

§ 500-306 Issuance or refusal of permits.

§ 500-307 Appeal from Zoning Officer's decision.

§ 500-308 Expiration of permits.

Article IV Violations; Enforcement; Fees; Conflict

§ 500-400 Violations.

§ 500-401 Enforcement notice.

§ 500-402 Enforcement proceedings.

§ 500-403 Enforcement remedies.

§ 500-404 Fees.

§ 500-405 Conflict.

§ 500-406 Validity.

Article V Amendments

§ 500-500 Power of amendment.

§ 500-501 Application for amendment.

§ 500-502 Review procedure.

§ 500-503 Public notice.

§ 500-504 Enactment.

§ 500-505 Curative amendments.

Article VI Zoning Hearing Board; Applications and Appeals

§ 500-600 Appointments.

§ 500-601 Alternate members.

§ 500-602 Organization of the Board.

§ 500-603 Jurisdiction.

§ 500-604 Orders.

§ 500-605 Appeal or application to Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 500-606 Action on application or appeal.

§ 500-607 Public notice and written notice of hearing.

§ 500-608 Hearing procedures.

§ 500-609 Decision of the Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 500-610 General standards for Board review.

§ 500-611 Specific standards for variances and special exceptions.

§ 500-612 Challenges and appeals.

§ 500-613 Expiration.

§ 500-614 Appeal to court.

§ 500-615 Procedure to obtain preliminary opinion.

Article VII Nonconformance

§ 500-700 Nonconforming status.

§ 500-701 Nonconforming classifications.

§ 500-702 Nonconforming regulations.

§ 500-703 Administration.

Article VIII General Regulations

§ 500-800 Applicability of regulations.

§ 500-801 Applications.

§ 500-802 Water supply and sewage disposal.

§ 500-803 Landscaping and buffering.

§ 500-804 Open space regulations.

§ 500-805 Private ownership and maintenance of common elements.

§ 500-806 Refuse collection facilities.

§ 500-807 (Reserved)

§ 500-808 Accessory uses.

§ 500-809 Home occupation.

§ 500-810 Bed-and-breakfast accommodations.

§ 500-811 Public utilities.

§ 500-812 Effect of private covenants.

§ 500-813 Access to public street.

§ 500-814 Fences and walls.

§ 500-815 Projections into required yards.

§ 500-816 Adult use standards and criteria.

§ 500-817 Performance standards.

§ 500-818 Procedure for consideration of a conditional use application.

§ 500-819 Environmental protection requirements.

§ 500-820 Environmental assessment statement.

§ 500-821 Heliports and other aircraft landing facilities and operations.

§ 500-822 Day-care facilities.

§ 500-823 Lighting.

§ 500-824 Kennels.

§ 500-825 Traffic impact study.

§ 500-826 Satellite dishes and other antennas.

§ 500-827 Modification of front yard requirements.

§ 500-828 Setback from road ultimate rights-of-way.

§ 500-829 Obstruction to vision at intersections.

§ 500-830 Condominium development.

§ 500-831 Height of agricultural building and structures.

§ 500-832 Height of other structures.

§ 500-833 Wireless communications antennas.

§ 500-834 Centralized sewage facilities.

§ 500-835 Self-service storage facilities.

§ 500-836 Principal uses on a lot.

§ 500-837 Retirement complex.

§ 500-838 Private noncommercial windmills.

§ 500-839 Outdoor solid-fuel-burning furnaces.

§ 500-840 Campgrounds.

Article IX Off-Street Parking

§ 500-900 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-901 Required off-street parking facilities.

§ 500-902 Parking held in reserve.

§ 500-903 Additional requirements.

§ 500-904 Shared parking.

Article X Signs

§ 500-1000 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1001 General requirements.

§ 500-1002 Signs in residential districts.

§ 500-1003 Sign regulations for nonresidential districts.

Article XI Zoning District Classifications

§ 500-1100 Zoning districts.

§ 500-1101 Overlay districts.

§ 500-1102 Additional land use regulations.

§ 500-1103 Zoning district boundaries.

§ 500-1104 Federal and state properties.

Article XII R-1 Agricultural-Low Density Residential District

§ 500-1200 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1201 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1202 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1203 Open space/cluster development

§ 500-1204 Single-family development on institutional land.

Article XIII R-2 Medium Density Residential District

§ 500-1300 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1301 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1302 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1303 Design alternative for open space preservation.

§ 500-1304 Age-qualified housing standards.

Article XIV R-3 High Density Residential District

§ 500-1400 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1401 Permitted uses and maximum densities.

§ 500-1402 Development regulations.

§ 500-1403 Calculation of numbers of dwelling units.

§ 500-1404 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1405 Additional standards for single-family attached dwellings.

§ 500-1406 Vehicular access standards.

§ 500-1407 Parking capacity and setbacks.

§ 500-1408 Additional development regulations.

§ 500-1409 Traditional neighborhood development (TND).

§ 500-1410 Permitted uses for TND.

§ 500-1411 TND regulations.

§ 500-1412 Dimensional standards for TND.

§ 500-1413 Parking requirements for TND.

§ 500-1414 Architectural standards for TND residential uses.

§ 500-1415 Architectural standards for TND nonresidential uses.

§ 500-1416 Additional development regulations.

Article XV CB Commercial Business District

§ 500-1500 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1501 Uses permitted by right.

§ 500-1502 Conditional uses.

§ 500-1503 Dimensional and development standards for individual lots.

§ 500-1504 Neighborhood shopping center general location eligibility.

§ 500-1504.1 Conditional use requirement for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.2 Definition of development components for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.3 General submission requirements for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.4 Uses Allowed for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.5 Standards for all uses in neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.6 General development standards for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1504.7 Sign standards for neighborhood shopping center.

§ 500-1505 Conditional use standards and criteria for motor-vehicle-related uses.

§ 500-1506 Development standards for all uses.

Article XVI VCR Village Commercial/Residential District

§ 500-1601 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1602 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1603 Conditional uses.

§ 500-1604 Prohibited uses.

§ 500-1605 Utilities.

§ 500-1606 Dimensional regulations.

§ 500-1607 Nonconforming lots.

§ 500-1608 Development regulations.

§ 500-1609 Design guidelines.

§ 500-1610 Bonus provisions.

Article XVII LIC-1 and LIC-2 Light Industrial and Limited Commercial Districts

§ 500-1700 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1701 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1702 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1703 Additional standards for limited small-scale individual commercial uses.

§ 500-1704 Additional standards for limited large-scale individual commercial uses.

§ 500-1705 Standards for shopping centers.

§ 500-1706 Plan submission and review.

§ 500-1707 Other development regulations.

§ 500-1708 Prohibited uses.

§ 500-1709 Design criteria for planned industrial/office parks.

Article XVIII LI Light Industrial District

§ 500-1800 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1801 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1802 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1803 Other development regulations.

§ 500-1804 Design criteria for planned industrial/office parks.

§ 500-1805 Plan submission and review.

§ 500-1806 Conditional use standards and criteria for small-scale electrical generation.

§ 500-1807 Prohibited uses.

Article XIX OS Outdoor Storage and Intensive Commercial/Industrial District

§ 500-1900 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-1901 Preexisting nonconforming uses.

§ 500-1902 Permitted uses.

§ 500-1903 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-1903-A License required.

§ 500-1904 Application procedure.

§ 500-1905 License regulations.

§ 500-1906 Additional performance standards for this district.

§ 500-1907 Inspection.

Article XX FPC Floodplain Conservation Overlay District

§ 500-2000 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2001 Definition and establishment of FPC Floodplain Conservation Overlay District.

§ 500-2002 Overlay concept.

§ 500-2003 Permitted uses.

§ 500-2004 Prohibited uses.

§ 500-2005 Conditional uses.

§ 500-2006 Conditional use and variance procedures and conditions.

§ 500-2007 through § 500-2011. (Reserved)

Article XXI Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling Regulations

§ 500-2100 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2101 Permitted uses.

§ 500-2102 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-2103 Performance standards.

§ 500-2104 Additional standards and criteria for conditional use applications.

§ 500-2105 Conditional use application requirements.

Article XXII AZ Airport Zoning District

§ 500-2200 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2201 Airport zones.

§ 500-2202 Height limitations.

§ 500-2203 Use restrictions.

§ 500-2204 Nonconforming uses.

§ 500-2205 Permits.

§ 500-2206 Enforcement.

§ 500-2207 Conflicting regulations.

Article XXIII (Reserved)

§ 500-2300 (Reserved).

Article XXIV Nonagricultural Uses for Agricultural Buildings

§ 500-2400 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2401 Permitted uses.

§ 500-2402 Performance standards and criteria.

§ 500-2403 Additional conditions.

§ 500-2404 Conflict.

Article XXV SS Steep Slope Conservation Overlay District

§ 500-2500 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2501 Definition and establishment of Steep Slope Conservation Overlay District.

§ 500-2502 Overlay concept.

§ 500-2503 Uses permitted by right.

§ 500-2504 Uses permitted by conditional use.

§ 500-2505 Prohibited uses.

§ 500-2506 Conditional use application.

§ 500-2507 Conditional use standards and criteria.

§ 500-2508 Development regulations.

§ 500-2509 Certificate of compliance.

§ 500-2510 Limit of municipal liability.

Article XXVI Institutional Use Regulations

§ 500-2600 Legislative intent.

§ 500-2601 Application of regulations.

§ 500-2602 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-2603 Permitted institutional uses.

§ 500-2604 Conditional use standards and criteria.

§ 500-2605 Landscaped buffers and screens.

§ 500-2606 Application of institutional regulations by conditional use.

Article XXVII Open Space and Outdoor Recreation Regulations

§ 500-2700 Legislative intent.

§ 500-2701 Application of regulations.

§ 500-2702 Dimensional standards.

§ 500-2703 Permitted open space and outdoor recreation uses.

§ 500-2704 Conditional use standards and criteria.

§ 500-2705 Landscaped buffers and screens.

§ 500-2706 Application of regulations by conditional use.

Article XXVIII Noise Control

§ 500-2800 Declaration of legislative intent.

§ 500-2801 Definitions.

§ 500-2802 Sound measurement procedures.

§ 500-2803 Sound level limitations.

§ 500-2804 Specific prohibited acts.

§ 500-2805 Exemptions.

§ 500-2806 Variance conditions.

Article XXIX RCCO Riparian Corridor Conservation Overlay District

§ 500-2900 Legislative intent.

§ 500-2901 Application and width determination of district.

§ 500-2902 Uses permitted in Riparian Corridor Conservation Overlay District.

§ 500-2903 Uses specifically prohibited.

§ 500-2904 Nonconforming structures and uses.

§ 500-2905 Boundary interpretation and appeals procedure.

§ 500-2906 Inspection of Riparian Corridor Conservation Overlay District.

§ 500-2907 Management of the Riparian Corridor Conservation Overlay District.

§ 500-2908 Corridor crossing standards.

§ 500-2909 Use of technical terminology.