Township of Honey Brook, PA
Chester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part 1 TITLE, PURPOSE AND INTERPRETATION

§ 27-101 Title.

§ 27-102 Purpose.

§ 27-103 Statement of Community Development Objectives.

§ 27-104 Application.

§ 27-105 Interpretation.

§ 27-106 Conflict.

Part 2 DEFINITIONS

§ 27-201 General Interpretation.

§ 27-202 Definitions.

Part 3 ZONING DISTRICTS

§ 27-301 Types of Zoning Districts.

§ 27-302 Zoning Map.

§ 27-303 District Boundary Lines.

§ 27-304 Boundary Tolerances.

Part 4 A - AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

§ 27-401 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-402 Use Regulations.

§ 27-403 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-404 Design Standards.

§ 27-405 Creation of Lots From Agricultural Lots.

§ 27-406 Agricultural Nuisance Disclaimer.

Part 5 RC - RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

§ 27-501 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-502 Use Regulations.

§ 27-503 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-504 Design Standards.

§ 27-505 Forestry Activities and Future Subdivision or Land Developments.

Part 6 FR - FARM RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-601 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-602 Use Regulations.

§ 27-603 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-604 Design Standards.

Part 7 R - RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-701 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-702 Use Regulations.

§ 27-703 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-704 Design Standards.

Part 8 MR - Mixed Residential District

§ 27-801 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-802 Use Regulations.

§ 27-803 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-804 Design Standards.

Part 9 C - COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-901 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-902 Use Regulations.

§ 27-903 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-904 Design Standards.

§ 27-905 Commercial Use Performance Standards.

Part 10 INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-1001 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1002 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1003 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-1004 Design Standards.

§ 27-1005 Industrial and Commercial Use Performance Standards.

Part 11 CONSERVATION DESIGN OPTION

§ 27-1101 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1102 Overlay Concept.

§ 27-1103 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1104 Tract Area and Density.

§ 27-1105 Minimum Lot and Yard Requirements.

§ 27-1106 Setback From Existing Agricultural Operations.

§ 27-1107 Front Yard Setback for Garages.

§ 27-1108 Yard Requirements for Accessory Buildings.

§ 27-1109 Maximum Impervious Surface Ratio.

§ 27-1110 Tracts Divided by Zoning District Boundaries.

§ 27-1111 Supplemental Design and Facility Regulations.

§ 27-1112 Open Space Standards and Requirements.

Part 12 TRANSFERABLE DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS

§ 27-1201 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1202 Authorization and Concept.

§ 27-1203 Severance and Sale of Transferable Development Rights.

§ 27-1204 Receiving Area Qualifications and Calculations.

§ 27-1205 Plan Submittal Process.

§ 27-1206 Public Acquisition.

§ 27-1207 Amendment and/or Extinguishment.

Part 13 NATURAL FEATURES CONSERVATION STANDARDS

§ 27-1301 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1302 FH - Flood Hazard District.

§ 27-1303 SSC - Steep Slope Conservation District.

§ 27-1304 RCC - Riparian Corridor Conservation District.

§ 27-1305 WHP - Wellhead Protection District.

§ 27-1306 Woodland and Hedgerow Conservation Standards.

§ 27-1307 Wetlands and Wetland Margins.

Part 14 SIGNS

§ 27-1401 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1402 General Sign Standards.

§ 27-1403 Temporary Signs.

§ 27-1404 Sign Standards in A-Agricultural, RC-Resource Conservation, FR-Farm Residential, R-Residential, and MR-Mixed Residential Districts.

§ 27-1405 Permitted Signs in the C-Commercial and I-Industrial Districts.

Part 15 OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

§ 27-1501 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1502 General Requirements.

§ 27-1503 Location.

§ 27-1504 Size.

§ 27-1505 Design and Maintenance Standards.

§ 27-1506 Handicapped Parking.

§ 27-1507 Schedule of Required Parking.

§ 27-1508 Parking Reserve Area.

§ 27-1509 Off-Street Loading.

Part 16 SPECIFIC USE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS; USES PERMITTED BY RIGHT; SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS USES; CONDITIONAL USES

§ 27-1601 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1602 Uses Permitted by Right.

§ 27-1603 Uses Permitted by Special Exception.

§ 27-1604 Uses Permitted as Conditional Uses.

Part 17 GENERAL REGULATIONS

§ 27-1701 Statement of Intent.

§ 27-1702 Exception to Height Limitations.

§ 27-1703 Modification of Front Yard Requirements.

§ 27-1704 Projections Into Required Yards.

§ 27-1705 Protection Against Vision Obstruction.

§ 27-1706 Fences and Walls.

§ 27-1707 Storage.

§ 27-1708 Access and Traffic Control.

§ 27-1709 Interior Circulation.

§ 27-1710 Lighting.

§ 27-1711 Noise Standards.

§ 27-1712 Site Improvements and Surface Water Runoff.

§ 27-1713 Screening and Buffering.

§ 27-1714 Landscaping.

§ 27-1715 Standards for Flag Lots.

Part 18 NONCONFORMING USES AND STRUCTURES

§ 27-1801 Applicability.

§ 27-1802 Alteration, Restoration, Enlargement and Use of Nonconformities.

§ 27-1803 Registration of Nonconforming Uses and Structures.

§ 27-1804 Abandonment of Nonconforming Use or Structure.

§ 27-1805 Rules of Interpretation.

Part 19 ADMINISTRATION

§ 27-1901 Interpretation and Application.

§ 27-1902 The Zoning Officer.

§ 27-1903 Duties and Powers of the Zoning Officer.

§ 27-1904 Building Permits.

§ 27-1905 Requirement for Use and Occupancy Permit.

§ 27-1906 Application for Use and Occupancy Permit.

§ 27-1907 Issuance of Use and Occupancy Permit.

§ 27-1908 Permits for Temporary Uses.

§ 27-1909 Official Records.

§ 27-1910 Conditional Use Procedures and General Standards.

§ 27-1911 Determination of Fees.

§ 27-1912 Municipal Liability.

§ 27-1913 Mediation Option.

Part 20 ZONING HEARING BOARD

§ 27-2001 General.

§ 27-2002 Appeals From the Zoning Officer.

§ 27-2003 Special Exception Plan, Procedures and Conditions.

§ 27-2004 Variances.

§ 27-2005 Hearings and Procedures.

§ 27-2006 Validity of This Chapter.

Part 21 ENFORCEMENT

§ 27-2101 Enforcement Notice.

§ 27-2102 Causes of Action.

§ 27-2103 Enforcement Remedies.

Part 22 AMENDMENTS

§ 27-2201 Power of Amendment.

§ 27-2202 Amendment Process.

Part 23 ZONING MAP AMENDMENTS

§ 27-2301 Zoning Map Amendments

Part 24 TND - TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT

§ 27-2401 Intended Purposes.

§ 27-2402 Applicability.

§ 27-2403 Qualifying Conditions.

§ 27-2404 Use Standards.

§ 27-2405 Dimensional Standards.

§ 27-2406 Design Standards.

§ 27-2407 Modifications.

§ 27-2408 Off-Street Parking and Loading.

§ 27-2409 Signs.

§ 27-2410 General Regulations.

§ 27-2411 Street Lights.

§ 27-2412 Dimensions and Standards by Sub-District and Building Use Standards.