Borough of Middletown, PA
Dauphin County
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Notes
Zoning Code updated
Created: 2015-03-06|Updated: 2017-02-01
The Borough's Zoning Code was updated with the passage of Ordinance 1297 of 2013.
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Middletown 6-14-1982 as Ord. No. 824, approved 6-14-1982. Sections 260-6B, 260-94H and 260-123B amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Adult bookstores — See Ch. 93.

Keeping of animals — See Ch. 101.

Building construction — See Ch. 113.

Cemeteries — See Ch. 120.

Head shops — See Ch. 138.

Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 158.

Subdivision of land — See Ch. 238.

ARTICLE I
General Provisions (§ 260-1 — § 260-6) 

ARTICLE II
Zoning Districts (§ 260-7 — § 260-11) 

ARTICLE III
R-1 Residential District, Single-Family (§ 260-12 — § 260-20) 

ARTICLE IV
R-2 Residential District, Multifamily (§ 260-21 — § 260-29.1) 

ARTICLE V
R-C Residential District, Cluster (§ 260-30 — § 260-52) 

ARTICLE VI
R-3 Residential District, Planned Development (§ 260-53 — § 260-55) 

ARTICLE VII
C-1 Commercial District, Shopping (§ 260-56 — § 260-63) 

ARTICLE VIII
C-2 Commercial District, General (§ 260-64 — § 260-71) 

ARTICLE IX
M-1 Manufacturing District, Limited (§ 260-72 — § 260-79) 

ARTICLE X
C-D Conservation District (§ 260-80 — § 260-82) 

ARTICLE XI
F-P Floodplain Overlay District (§ 260-83 — § 260-91) 

ARTICLE XII
General and Supplemental Regulations (§ 260-92 — § 260-114) 

ARTICLE XIII
Off-Street Parking (§ 260-115 — § 260-117) 

ARTICLE XIV
Signs (§ 260-118 — § 260-121) 

ARTICLE XV
Administration (§ 260-122 — § 260-127) 

ARTICLE XVI
Zoning Hearing Board (§ 260-128 — § 260-134) 

ARTICLE XVII
Amendments (§ 260-135 — § 260-137) 

Article I General Provisions

§ 260-1 Title; statutory authority.

§ 260-2 Purpose.

§ 260-3 Community development objectives.

§ 260-4 Compliance required.

§ 260-5 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 260-6 Definitions.

Article II Zoning Districts

§ 260-7 Classes of districts.

§ 260-8 Zoning Map.

§ 260-9 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 260-10 Determination of boundaries.

§ 260-11 Boundary descriptions.

Article III R-1 Residential District, Single-Family

§ 260-12 Purpose.

§ 260-13 Permitted uses.

§ 260-14 Special exception uses.

§ 260-15 Height restrictions.

§ 260-16 Area regulations.

§ 260-17 Yards.

§ 260-18 Lot width.

§ 260-19 Lot coverage.

§ 260-20 Off-street parking.

Article IV R-2 Residential District, Multifamily

§ 260-21 Purpose.

§ 260-22 Permitted uses.

§ 260-22.1 Apartment houses.

§ 260-22.2 Permitted conversion apartments and residential conversions.

§ 260-22.3 Permitted boarding-, lodging and rooming houses, residential bed-and-breakfast accommodations and residential tourist homes.

§ 260-22.4 Applications.

§ 260-22.5 Applications for professional offices.

§ 260-23 Special exception uses.

§ 260-24 Height restrictions.

§ 260-25 Area regulations.

§ 260-26 Lot width.

§ 260-27 Yards.

§ 260-28 Lot coverage.

§ 260-29 Off-street parking.

§ 260-29.1 Coverage increase by special exception.

Article V R-C Residential District, Cluster

§ 260-30 Purpose.

§ 260-31 Designation of district.

§ 260-32 Permitted uses.

§ 260-33 Permitted dwelling density.

§ 260-34 Dwelling types.

§ 260-35 Mix of dwelling types.

§ 260-36 Height and story regulations.

§ 260-37 Condominium cluster groups and sections.

§ 260-38 Dwelling lots.

§ 260-39 Minimum lot areas.

§ 260-40 Building spacing and yards.

§ 260-41 Accessory buildings, structures and uses.

§ 260-42 Off-street parking.

§ 260-43 Walkway system.

§ 260-44 Utility services.

§ 260-45 Impervious coverage limitation.

§ 260-46 Buffer areas.

§ 260-47 Common lands and open space.

§ 260-48 Signs.

§ 260-49 Fences and walls.

§ 260-50 Procedures for designation of district.

§ 260-51 Development plan requirements.

§ 260-52 Walkway specifications.

Article VI R-3 Residential District, Planned Development

§ 260-53 Purpose.

§ 260-54 Permitted residential uses.

§ 260-55 Planned development area requirements.

Article VII C-1 Commercial District, Shopping

§ 260-56 Purpose.

§ 260-57 Permitted uses.

§ 260-57.1 Applications.

§ 260-58 Special exception uses.

§ 260-59 Use limitations.

§ 260-60 Height restrictions.

§ 260-61 Yards.

§ 260-62 Lot coverage.

§ 260-63 Off-street parking.

Article VIII C-2 Commercial District, General

§ 260-64 Purpose.

§ 260-65 Permitted uses.

§ 260-66 Special exception uses.

§ 260-67 Use limitations.

§ 260-68 Height restrictions.

§ 260-69 Yards.

§ 260-70 Lot coverage.

§ 260-71 Off-street parking.

Article IX M-1 Manufacturing District, Limited

§ 260-72 Purpose.

§ 260-73 Permitted uses.

§ 260-74 Special exception uses.

§ 260-75 Use limitations.

§ 260-76 Height restrictions.

§ 260-77 Yards.

§ 260-78 Lot coverage.

§ 260-79 Off-street parking.

Article X C-D Conservation District

§ 260-80 Purpose.

§ 260-81 New construction, permitted uses and special exception uses.

§ 260-82 Restrictions.

Article XI F-P Floodplain Overlay District

§ 260-83 Purpose.

§ 260-84 General provisions.

§ 260-85 Designation of district.

§ 260-86 Use and development.

§ 260-87 Floodway District.

§ 260-88 Flood Fringe District.

§ 260-89 Factors for consideration of special exceptions.

§ 260-90 Development which may endanger human life.

§ 260-91 Prohibited uses.

Article XII General and Supplemental Regulations

§ 260-92 Purpose.

§ 260-93 Accessory buildings, structures or uses.

§ 260-94 Yard regulations.

§ 260-95 Agricultural activities.

§ 260-96 Nonconforming uses.

§ 260-97 (Reserved)

§ 260-98 (Reserved)

§ 260-99 Excavation and demolition.

§ 260-100 Fences and walls.

§ 260-101 Habitable floor area.

§ 260-102 Home occupations.

§ 260-103 Lighting.

§ 260-104 Manufacturing.

§ 260-105 Mobile home parks.

§ 260-106 (Reserved)

§ 260-107 Municipal uses.

§ 260-108 Obstruction to vision; visibility at intersections.

§ 260-109 Performance standards.

§ 260-110 Prohibited uses.

§ 260-111 Public utility facilities.

§ 260-112 (Reserved)

§ 260-113 Storage of vehicles.

§ 260-114 Swimming pools.

Article XIII Off-Street Parking

§ 260-115 General regulations.

§ 260-116 Facilities required.

§ 260-116.1 Vehicle parking regulations.

§ 260-117 Loading and unloading space.

Article XIV Signs

§ 260-118 Signs in residential, noncommercial and nonindustrial districts.

§ 260-119 Signs in commercial and industrial districts.

§ 260-120 Temporary signs; political signs.

§ 260-121 General regulations.

Article XV Administration

§ 260-122 Application of provisions.

§ 260-123 Enforcement notice.

§ 260-124 Enforcement remedies.

§ 260-125 Enforcing official designated.

§ 260-126 Duties of Zoning Officer.

§ 260-127 Permits.

Article XVI Zoning Hearing Board

§ 260-128 Establishment and membership.

§ 260-129 Hearings.

§ 260-130 Powers and duties.

§ 260-131 Standards for action.

§ 260-132 Other Board functions.

§ 260-133 Court appeals.

§ 260-134 Fees.

Article XVII Amendments

§ 260-135 Power to amend.

§ 260-136 Public hearings.

§ 260-137 Curative amendments.