Township of East Hempfield, PA
Lancaster County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Hempfield by 8-6-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-06[1]. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 48.
Construction codes — See Ch. 130.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 188.
Rights-of-way management — See Ch. 197, Art. I.
Sewers — See Ch. 200.
Solid waste — See Ch. 210.
Streets and sidewalks construction specifications — See Ch. 222, Art. I.
Driveways and other access — See Ch. 222, Art. II.
Land use definitions — See Ch. 255.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 260.
Subdivision and land development — Ch. 265.
Attachment 1 - Sign Regulation Tables Attachment 2 - Table of Zoning Map Amendments
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 270, Zoning, adopted by Ord. No. 1-13-1994, as amended.
Article 1 Introduction

§ 270-1.1 Title.

§ 270-1.2 Purpose.

§ 270-1.3 Community development goals and objectives.

§ 270-1.4 Statutory authority.

§ 270-1.5 Applicability.

§ 270-1.6 Enactment.

§ 270-1.7 Interpretation, conflict and severability.

§ 270-1.8 Saving provision.

§ 270-1.9 Uses not provided for or uses prohibited.

§ 270-1.10 Agricultural provisions and Pennsylvania law.

§ 270-1.11 Establishment of zones.

§ 270-1.12 Zoning Map.

§ 270-1.13 Zone boundary lines.

§ 270-1.14 Repeal of previous ordinance.

Article 2 Definitions

§ 270-2.1 Terminology.

§ 270-2.2 Definitions.

Article 3 Zone Regulations

§ 270-3.1 Introduction.

§ 270-3.2 Agriculture Zone (A).

§ 270-3.3 Rural Business Zone (RB).

§ 270-3.4 Mineral Extraction Zone (ME).

§ 270-3.5 Low-Density Residential Zone (RL).

§ 270-3.6 Medium-Density Residential Zone (RM).

§ 270-3.7 Village Residential Zone (VR).

§ 270-3.8 Village Center Zone (VC).

§ 270-3.9 Community Business Center Zone (CBC).

§ 270-3.10 Regional Commerce Center Zone (RCC).

§ 270-3.11 Campus Zone (C).

§ 270-3.12 Enterprise Zone (E).

§ 270-3.13 Recreation/Open Space Zone (ROS).

§ 270-3.14 Agriculture Holding Zone (AH).

§ 270-3.15 Transportation Right-Of-Way Zone (TR).

§ 270-3.16 Airport Hazard Area Overlay Zone (AHO).

§ 270-3.17 Greenway Overlay Zone (GO).

§ 270-3.18 Transferable Development Rights (TDR).

§ 270-3.19 Floodplain area.

Article 4 General Provisions

§ 270-4.1 Applicability.

§ 270-4.2 Height limit exceptions.

§ 270-4.3 Business operation standards.

§ 270-4.4 Dumpsters and waste products.

§ 270-4.5 On-lot sewage disposal systems.

§ 270-4.6 Operations and performance standards.

§ 270-4.7 Outdoor storage.

§ 270-4.8 Outdoor stockpiling.

§ 270-4.9 Permanent/temporary occupancy requirements.

§ 270-4.10 Dimensional modifications.

§ 270-4.11 Temporary use.

§ 270-4.12 Vehicle access, required.

§ 270-4.13 Visual screening/landscaping.

Article 5 Special Use Regulations

§ 270-5.1 Application of use regulations.

§ 270-5.2 Additional use regulations for specific uses.

Article 6 Nonconformities

§ 270-6.1 Introduction.

§ 270-6.2 Continuation.

§ 270-6.3 Abandonment.

§ 270-6.4 Expansion of dimensionally nonconforming buildings and structures.

§ 270-6.5 Nonconforming lots.

§ 270-6.6 Expansion or alteration of nonconforming use.

§ 270-6.7 Substitution or replacement.

§ 270-6.8 Restoration.

§ 270-6.9 Previously expanded nonconforming uses and structures.

Article 7 Sign Regulations

§ 270-7.1 Introduction.

§ 270-7.2 Sign area and height.

§ 270-7.3 General regulations.

§ 270-7.4 Specific regulations.

§ 270-7.5 Permitting procedures and fees.

§ 270-7.6 Nonconforming signs.

§ 270-7.7 Order sign removal.

Article 8 On- and Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 270-8.1 Intent.

§ 270-8.2 General requirements.

§ 270-8.3 Site plan approval.

§ 270-8.4 Calculations of amounts of required parking.

§ 270-8.5 Proximity of parking to lot lines and uses.

§ 270-8.6 Stacked parking.

§ 270-8.7 Joint use parking.

§ 270-8.8 Mixed-use building parking.

§ 270-8.9 Uses of parking lots.

§ 270-8.10 Schedule of off-street parking spaces per use.

§ 270-8.11 On-site loading space requirements.

Article 9 Administration and Enforcement

§ 270-9.1 Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB).

§ 270-9.2 Administration and enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 270-9.3 Permits.

§ 270-9.4 Determination of fees.

§ 270-9.5 Amendments.

§ 270-9.6 Conditional uses.