Borough of Green Tree, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Green Tree 8-25-1947 by Ord. No. 310 (Title Six of the 1982 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code Enforcement Officer — See Ch. 22.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 84.
Construction codes — See Ch. 144.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 170.
Health clubs; massage establishments — See Ch. 192.
Sexually oriented businesses — See Ch. 265.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 289.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 300.
Attachment 1 - Appendix I, Community Development Objectives Attachment 2 - Parking Tables Attachment 3 - Figure 1: Part 77 Surface Areas Attachment 4 - Figure 2: Graphic Representation of Overlay Zones Attachment 5 - Airspace Plan
Article I General Provisions; Definitions

§ 420-1 Title.

§ 420-2 Purposes.

§ 420-3 Community development objectives.

§ 420-4 Interpretation; building permits issued prior to Zoning Code.

§ 420-5 Amendments and district boundary changes.

§ 420-6 Deposit for public hearings.

§ 420-7 Conflicts of laws.

§ 420-8 Applicability to public service corporation buildings.

§ 420-9 Definitions.

Article II Administration, Enforcement and Penalty

§ 420-10 Responsibility of Zoning Officer.

§ 420-11 Plats required with applications for building permits.

§ 420-12 Approval of building permit applications.

§ 420-13 Certificates of occupancy and compliance.

§ 420-14 Zoning certification letters.

§ 420-15 Notice of violations; equitable remedies.

§ 420-16 Violations and penalties.

Article III Zoning Hearing Board

§ 420-17 Establishment; membership; terms; vacancies.

§ 420-18 Rules; meetings; minutes and records.

§ 420-19 Appeals.

§ 420-20 Powers.

§ 420-21 Deposit for hearings.

Article IV Districts

§ 420-22 Designation of districts; Zone Map; mixed occupancy.

§ 420-23 District boundaries.

§ 420-24 Uses prohibited in all districts.

Article V Residence A District

§ 420-25 Permitted uses.

§ 420-26 Yards.

§ 420-27 Lot area and width.

§ 420-28 Height of buildings.

§ 420-29 Conditional uses.

Article VI Residence D District

§ 420-30 Permitted uses.

§ 420-31 Yards.

§ 420-32 Lot area per family.

§ 420-33 Height of buildings.

§ 420-34 Courtyards.

§ 420-35 Conditional uses.

Article VII Residential/Planned Conditional Commercial District

§ 420-36 Permitted uses.

§ 420-37 Conditional uses.

§ 420-38 Height of buildings.

§ 420-39 Yards; lot area.

§ 420-40 Natural open space.

§ 420-41 Landscape development.

§ 420-42 Sidewalks.

§ 420-43 Streets.

§ 420-44 Signs.

§ 420-45 Off-street parking.

§ 420-46 Development agreement; bond for public improvements.

§ 420-47 Site requirements.

§ 420-48 Compliance with subdivision regulations.

§ 420-49 Variances.

§ 420-50 Application for approval; site plan.

§ 420-51 Changes after approval.

§ 420-52 Certification and recording.

§ 420-53 Failure to develop after approval.

Article VIII Local Business District

§ 420-54 Uses.

§ 420-55 Yards.

§ 420-56 Lot area per family.

§ 420-57 Height of buildings.

§ 420-58 Landscaping plans.

§ 420-59 Applications for conditional uses.

§ 420-60 Review of conditional use applications.

§ 420-61 Criteria for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-62 Certification and recording of conditional uses.

Article IX Restricted Local Business District

§ 420-63 Permitted uses.

§ 420-64 Conditional uses.

§ 420-65 Lot coverage; setback lines; yards.

§ 420-66 Height of buildings.

§ 420-67 Signs.

§ 420-68 Sidewalks.

§ 420-69 Retail sales.

§ 420-70 Landscaping plans.

§ 420-71 Application for approval.

§ 420-72 Review of application; approval; recording.

§ 420-73 Criteria for approval.

§ 420-74 Performance standards.

Article X Highway Commercial District

§ 420-75 Uses.

§ 420-76 Yards.

§ 420-77 Height of buildings.

§ 420-78 Planting areas.

§ 420-79 Buffer areas.

§ 420-80 Performance standards.

§ 420-81 Variances.

§ 420-82 Application for approval of conditional use.

Article XI Commercial District

§ 420-83 Uses.

§ 420-84 Lot area, coverage and width.

§ 420-85 Yards.

§ 420-86 Height of buildings.

§ 420-87 Buffer area.

§ 420-88 Application for approval of conditional use.

§ 420-89 Review of conditional use applications.

§ 420-90 Conditions and criteria for approval.

§ 420-91 Performance standards.

Article XII Commercial A District

§ 420-92 Permitted uses.

§ 420-93 Conditional uses.

§ 420-94 Lot area, coverage and width.

§ 420-95 Yards.

§ 420-96 Lot area and depth for motels and motor hotels.

§ 420-97 Size of rooms and dwelling units in motels and motor hotels.

§ 420-98 Minimum distance of motels and motor hotels from residential districts.

§ 420-99 Height of buildings.

§ 420-100 Compliance required regarding motels and motor hotels; conflicts of laws.

§ 420-101 Planting areas.

§ 420-102 Vehicle access and circulation.

§ 420-103 Limitations on shipping and receiving.

Article XIII Commercial A-1 District

§ 420-104 Permitted uses.

§ 420-105 Yards.

§ 420-106 Height of buildings.

§ 420-107 Planting areas; bond.

§ 420-108 Signs.

§ 420-109 Conditional uses.

Article XIV Commercial A-2 District

§ 420-110 Permitted uses.

§ 420-111 Conditional uses.

§ 420-112 Yards.

§ 420-113 Height of buildings.

Article XV Commercial B-1 District

§ 420-114 Permitted uses.

§ 420-115 Conditional uses.

§ 420-116 Yards.

§ 420-117 Height of buildings.

§ 420-118 Planting areas.

§ 420-119 Uses permitted as special exceptions.

§ 420-120 Criteria for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-121 Performance standards for conditional uses.

§ 420-122 Applications for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-123 Review of conditional use applications.

Article XVI Commercial B-2 District

§ 420-124 Permitted uses.

§ 420-125 Conditional uses.

§ 420-126 Yards.

§ 420-127 Height of buildings.

§ 420-128 Planting areas.

§ 420-129 Apartment houses and apartment hotels as special exceptions.

§ 420-130 Criteria for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-131 Performance standards for conditional uses.

§ 420-132 Applications for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-133 Review of conditional use applications.

Article XVII Restricted Industrial District

§ 420-134 Permitted uses.

§ 420-135 Yards.

§ 420-136 Lot area per family.

§ 420-137 Height of buildings.

§ 420-138 Conditional uses.

Article XVIII S-1 Slope District

§ 420-139 Application of regulations.

§ 420-140 Permitted uses.

§ 420-141 Yards; setback building lines.

§ 420-142 Lot area.

§ 420-143 Height of buildings.

§ 420-144 Planting areas.

Article XIX Planned Residential Development

§ 420-145 Defined.

§ 420-146 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 420-147 Applicability and relationship to other ordinances and statutes.

§ 420-148 Site area, use, density and other requirements.

§ 420-149 Required site improvements.

§ 420-150 Site ownership.

§ 420-151 Administration and procedure.

§ 420-152 Public hearing re application for tentative approval.

§ 420-153 Tentative approval.

§ 420-154 Status of plan after tentative approval.

§ 420-155 Application for final approval.

Article XX Streetscape District

§ 420-156 Uses.

§ 420-157 Yards.

§ 420-158 Lot area.

§ 420-159 Height of buildings.

§ 420-160 Landscaping plans.

§ 420-161 Applications for conditional uses.

§ 420-162 Review of conditional use applications.

§ 420-163 Criteria for approval of conditional uses.

§ 420-164 Conditional use public hearing.

Article XXI Supplementary Regulations

§ 420-165 Renting or lodging and serving meals in the Residence D District.

§ 420-166 Fences.

§ 420-167 Temporary buildings; farm or country uses; stables.

§ 420-168 Minor garages in residential districts.

§ 420-169 Building height in terraced areas.

§ 420-170 Application of height requirements.

§ 420-171 Measurement of yards.

§ 420-172 Undersized lots.

§ 420-173 Lot area per family on corner lots.

§ 420-174 Porches.

§ 420-175 Residential storage sheds.

§ 420-176 Express standards and criteria for communications antennas.

§ 420-177 Express standards and criteria for communications towers.

§ 420-178 Garage sales.

§ 420-179 No-impact home-based business.

§ 420-180 Location of family swimming pools.

§ 420-181 Outdoor dining areas.

Article XXII Nonconforming Uses

§ 420-182 Preexisting uses; changes in uses.

§ 420-183 Nonconforming buildings.

§ 420-184 Rezoning of districts.

§ 420-185 Changes to more restricted or conforming uses.

§ 420-186 Discontinuance of nonconforming uses.

Article XXIII Signs

§ 420-187 Definitions.

§ 420-188 Application of chapter.

§ 420-189 Exempt signs.

§ 420-190 General regulations.

§ 420-191 Signs permitted in all zoning districts.

§ 420-192 Residence A and D Districts and S-1 District.

§ 420-193 Local Business, Restricted Local Business, Streetscape and Commercial A-2 Districts.

§ 420-194 Residential/Planned Conditional Commercial, Highway Commercial, Commercial, Commercial A, Commercial A-1, Commercial B-1 and Commercial B-2 Districts.

§ 420-195 Restricted Industrial District.

§ 420-196 Billboards.

§ 420-197 Temporary signs.

§ 420-198 Nonconforming signs.

§ 420-199 Permits and fees.

Article XXIV Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 420-200 Off-street parking required.

§ 420-201 Definitions.

§ 420-202 General requirements.

§ 420-203 Permitted changes in stall sizes.

§ 420-204 Stall sizes; required number of stalls.

§ 420-205 Surfacing.

§ 420-206 Limitations on parking and stall design.

§ 420-207 Lighting.

§ 420-208 Access driveways; exits and entrances.

§ 420-209 Planting and screening areas.

§ 420-210 Off-street loading and unloading.

Article XXV Solar Energy Structures and Antenna Facilities

§ 420-211 Solar energy structures.

§ 420-212 Radio-transmitting and -receiving antennas.

§ 420-213 Satellite dish antennas and satellite earth stations.

Article XXVI Airport Zoning District Overlay

§ 420-214 Purpose.

§ 420-215 Relation to other zone districts.

§ 420-216 Definitions.

§ 420-217 Establishment of airport zones.

§ 420-218 Use restrictions.

§ 420-219 Height restrictions.

§ 420-220 Preexisting nonconforming uses.

§ 420-221 Permit applications.

§ 420-222 Variances.

§ 420-223 Obstruction marking and lighting.

§ 420-224 Violations and penalties.

§ 420-225 Appeals.

§ 420-226 Conflicting regulations.

§ 420-227 Severability.