Borough of Ben Avon, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Article I. Title, Intent and Purposes

§ 2000-100 Effectiveness.

§ 2000-101 Title.

§ 2000-102 General Intent.

§ 2000-103 Community Development Objectives.

§ 2000-104 Abrogation.

§ 2000-105 Repealer.

§ 2000-106 Severability.

Article II. Interpretation

§ 2000-200 Interpretation.

Article III. Definitions

§ 2000-300 Definitions.

Article IV. District Regulations

§ 2000-400 Establishment of Districts.

§ 2000-401 District Purposes.

§ 2000-402 District Boundaries.

§ 2000-403 Official Joint Zoning Map.

§ 2000-404 Permitted Uses, Conditional Uses and Uses by Special Exception.

§ 2000-405 Land Uses.

§ 2000-406 Dimensional Standards.

§ 2000-407 Permitted Projections Into Required Yards.

§ 2000-408 Height Exceptions.

§ 2000-409 Accessory Buildings, Structures, Uses and Events.

§ 2000-410 Bufferyards.

§ 2000-411 Vegetation Within Bufferyards.

§ 2000-412 Conflict Between Bufferyard and Yard Requirements.

§ 2000-413 Existing Structures in Bufferyards.

§ 2000-414 Stormwater Management Facilities Within Bufferyards.

§ 2000-415 Screening and Landscaping for Off-Street Parking and Service Structures.

§ 2000-416 Vegetation Preservation.

§ 2000-417 Basement Structures.

§ 2000-418 Temporary Construction Trailers or Sheds.

§ 2000-419 Outdoor Display and Storage.

§ 2000-420 Signage.

§ 2000-421 Hospital Overlay.

§ 2000-421.1 Permitted Uses.

§ 2000-421.2 Conditional Uses.

§ 2000-421.3 Prohibited Uses.

§ 2000-421.4 Development Uses.

§ 2000-421.5 Design Standards.

§ 2000-421.6 Landscaping and Buffers.

§ 2000-422 BYOB Establishment.

Article V. Supplemental Regulations

§ 2000-500 Airport Zoning.

Article VI. Uses by Special Exception

§ 2000-600 Procedure.

§ 2000-601 Apartments, Garden.

§ 2000-602 Boarding House.

§ 2000-603 Duplex.

§ 2000-604 Quadplex.

§ 2000-605 Single-Family Dwelling.

§ 2000-606 Townhouse.

§ 2000-607 Agricultural Activities.

§ 2000-608 Automobile Rental.

§ 2000-609 Automobile Sales (Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Boat or Trailer).

§ 2000-610 Automotive Services.

§ 2000-611 Bed and Breakfast.

§ 2000-612 Billboard.

§ 2000-613 Car Wash.

§ 2000-614 Cemetery.

§ 2000-615 Cinema.

§ 2000-616 Community Center.

§ 2000-617 Conference Center.

§ 2000-618 Convenience Store.

§ 2000-619 Country Club/Golf Course.

§ 2000-620 Day Care Center (Adult or Child).

§ 2000-621 Day Care Home (Adult or Child).

§ 2000-622 Driving Range.

§ 2000-623 Dry Cleaning Facility.

§ 2000-624 Emergency Services.

§ 2000-625 Exercise/Fitness Facility.

§ 2000-626 Farmers Market.

§ 2000-627 Feed Store.

§ 2000-628 Food Packaging Facility.

§ 2000-629 Funeral Home.

§ 2000-630 Gasoline/Energy Recharge Station.

§ 2000-631 Grocery Store.

§ 2000-632 Home Based Business, Other.

§ 2000-633 Hotel/Motel.

§ 2000-634 Kennel.

§ 2000-635 Nursery.

§ 2000-636 Office, Medical.

§ 2000-637 Parking Surface Lot, Private.

§ 2000-638 Parking Structure, Private.

§ 2000-639 Pet Cemetery.

§ 2000-640 Place of Assembly.

§ 2000-641 Place of Worship.

§ 2000-642 Post Office.

§ 2000-643 Public Facility.

§ 2000-644 Public Safety Building.

§ 2000-645 Public Works Facility.

§ 2000-646 Railroad Facility.

§ 2000-647 Recreation, Indoor (Bowling, Paintball, Billiards, Arcades, Etc.).

§ 2000-648 Recreation, Outdoor (Athletic Fields, Go-Carts, Etc.).

§ 2000-649 Research Facility.

§ 2000-650 Roadside Stand.

§ 2000-651 School, Academic.

§ 2000-652 School, Commercial.

§ 2000-653 School, Kindergarten, Pre-, Nursery, Etc.

§ 2000-654 Storage Facility, Self-Service.

§ 2000-655 Storage, Outside.

§ 2000-656 Swimming Pool, Public.

§ 2000-657 Tattoo/Piercing Establishment.

§ 2000-658 Terminal, Freight.

§ 2000-659 Terminal, Passenger.

§ 2000-660 Wholesale Business.

Article VII. Conditional Uses

§ 2000-700 Procedure.

§ 2000-701 Apartments, High-Rise.

§ 2000-702 Group Care Facility.

§ 2000-703 Halfway House.

§ 2000-704 Mobile Home Park.

§ 2000-705 Nursing Home.

§ 2000-706 Personal Care Home.

§ 2000-707 Check Cashing Services.

§ 2000-708 Cinema.

§ 2000-709 Communications Tower.

§ 2000-710 Consignment Store.

§ 2000-711 Correctional Facility.

§ 2000-712 Crematorium.

§ 2000-713 Drive-In Theater.

§ 2000-714 Food Processing Facility.

§ 2000-715 Junkyard.

§ 2000-716 Medical Clinic.

§ 2000-717 Mobile Home Park.

§ 2000-718 Oil/Gas Well.

§ 2000-719 Rifle Range.

§ 2000-720 Sexually Oriented Business.

§ 2000-721 Tavern/Bar.

§ 2000-722 Tower, Non-Communications.

§ 2000-723 Water Storage.

§ 2000-724 Wind Turbine, Commercial.

§ 2000-725 All Other Uses.

Article VIII. Parking and Loading

§ 2000-800 Off-Street Parking Requirements.

Article IX. Performance Standards

§ 2000-900 Compliance Required.

§ 2000-901 Fire Protection.

§ 2000-902 Radioactivity; Electrical Disturbances.

§ 2000-903 Noise.

§ 2000-904 Vibrations.

§ 2000-905 Odors.

§ 2000-906 Smoke.

§ 2000-907 Air Pollution.

§ 2000-908 Glare.

§ 2000-909 Erosion.

§ 2000-910 Water Pollution.

§ 2000-911 Excavation, Filling and Grading.

§ 2000-912 Floodway Development.

§ 2000-913 Disturbance Near Water Courses.

Article X. Nonconforming Uses, Structures, and Lots

§ 2000-1000 Procedure.

§ 2000-1001 Nonconforming Uses.

§ 2000-1002 Nonconforming Structures.

§ 2000-1003 Nonconforming Lots.

Article XI. Application and Review Process

§ 2000-1100 Requests for Reasonable Accommodation.

§ 2000-1101 Special Exception Procedures of Approval.

§ 2000-1102 Conditional Uses Procedure for Approval.

§ 2000-1103 Use of Flood-Prone Land.

Article XII. Rezoning Applications

§ 2000-1200 Purpose of Rezoning Applications.

§ 2000-1201 Rezoning Application Forms.

§ 2000-1202 Review of Rezoning Applications.

§ 2000-1203 Application Criteria.

§ 2000-1204 Rezoning Applications Plans, Analyses and Reports.

§ 2000-1205 Additional Information.

Article XIII. Building and Occupancy Permits

§ 2000-1300 Administration and Enforcement.

§ 2000-1301 Building Permits.

§ 2000-1302 Occupancy Permits.

§ 2000-1303 Certificate of Zoning Compliance.

Article XIV. Amendments

§ 2000-1400 Enactment of Zoning Ordinance Amendments.

§ 2000-1401 Procedure for Landowner Curative Amendments.

§ 2000-1402 Procedure for Joint Municipal Curative Amendments.

Article XV. Enforcement

§ 2000-1500 Enforcement.

Article XVI. Administrative Roles and Duties

§ 2000-1600 Joint Planning Commission.

§ 2000-1601 Borough Councils.

§ 2000-1602 Zoning Hearing Boards.

§ 2000-1603 Applicable Zoning Officer.

Article XVII. Schedule of Fees and Financing Responsibilities

§ 2000-1700 Fees.

§ 2000-1701 Financing Responsibilities.