Township of West Milford, NJ
Passaic County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of West Milford 5-16-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-16, as amended through 1993. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 110.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 158.
Garage sales — See Ch. 174.
Junkyards — See Ch. 195.
Noise — See Ch. 226.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 332.
Tree removal — See Ch. 371.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 420.
Subdivision of land and site plan review — See Ch. 470.
500a SCC Area and Buffer Requirements 500b SCC Yard Area Setback Requirements 500c Sign Table A 500d Sign Table B 500e Sign Table C 500f SignTable D
Article I Zone Districts and Map

§ 500-1 Zoning districts established.

§ 500-2 Zoning Map.

§ 500-3 Interpretation of boundaries.

§ 500-4 Division of a lot in single ownership.

Article II District Regulations

§ 500-5 Conformance required.

Article III Residential Districts

§ 500-6 Applicability.

§ 500-7 Purpose of residential districts.

§ 500-8 Principal permitted uses on the land and in buildings.

§ 500-9 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 500-10 Conditional uses.

§ 500-11 Maximum building height.

§ 500-12 Area and yard requirements.

§ 500-13 Sewer and water facilities.

§ 500-14 Cluster single-family development.

§ 500-15 Minimum tract size requirements.

§ 500-16 Minimum off-street parking.

§ 500-17 Additional standards.

§ 500-18 Planned neighborhoods.

§ 500-19 Accessory apartments.

§ 500-20 Home occupations.

§ 500-21 Home professional offices.

§ 500-22 Airport hazard zone.

§ 500-23 Special Housing District Rental Overlay/Residential.

Article IV Commercial Districts

§ 500-24 Applicability.

§ 500-25 Purpose.

§ 500-26 Principal permitted uses on the land and in the buildings.

§ 500-27 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 500-28 Area and yard requirements.

§ 500-29 General requirements.

§ 500-30 Accessory contractor storage.

§ 500-31 Accessory residential apartments.

§ 500-32 Minimum off-street loading.

§ 500-33 Minimum off-street parking.

§ 500-34 Height limits.

§ 500-35 Conditional uses.

§ 500-36 Seasonal/temporary retail sale of Christmas trees.

§ 500-36.1 Temporary outdoor commercial sales event and seasonal farmers' market sales.

Article V Office Research Zone

§ 500-37 Purpose.

§ 500-38 Principal permitted uses on the land and in the buildings.

§ 500-39 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 500-40 Area and yard requirements.

§ 500-41 General requirements.

§ 500-42 Accommodations at hotels and conference centers.

§ 500-43 Minimum off-street parking.

§ 500-44 Minimum off-street loading.

Article VI Limited Manufacturing and Industrial

§ 500-45 Purpose.

§ 500-46 Principal permitted uses on the land and in buildings.

§ 500-47 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 500-48 Area and yard requirements.

§ 500-49 General requirements.

§ 500-50 Minimum off-street loading.

§ 500-51 Minimum off-street parking.

Article VII Special Economic District

§ 500-52 Purpose.

§ 500-53 Permitted uses.

§ 500-54 Accessory uses.

§ 500-55 Minimum tract size.

§ 500-56 Component mix.

§ 500-57 Area and yard requirements.

§ 500-58 General requirements.

§ 500-59 Parking.

§ 500-60 Off-street loading and unloading.

Article VIII Historic New City Preservation Zone

§ 500-61 Purpose.

§ 500-62 Principal permitted uses on the land and in the buildings.

§ 500-63 Accessory uses permitted.

§ 500-64 Yard and area requirements.

§ 500-65 Special design criteria and standards.

Article IX General Provisions and Design Standards

§ 500-66 Accessory buildings.

§ 500-67 Appearance of buildings.

§ 500-68 Fences, walls and sight triangles.

§ 500-69 Lighting.

§ 500-70 Lot configuration.

§ 500-71 Natural features.

§ 500-72 Nonconforming lots, structures and uses.

§ 500-73 Off-street parking and loading areas.

§ 500-74 Surfacing and curbing.

§ 500-75 Parking area design standards.

§ 500-76 Vehicular circulation.

§ 500-77 Performance standards for all uses.

§ 500-78 Principal building.

§ 500-79 Public utilities.

§ 500-80 Sanitary sewers, septic systems, water supply systems and wells.

§ 500-81 Streets.

§ 500-82 Road specifications.

§ 500-83 Sidewalks.

§ 500-84 Shade trees.

§ 500-85 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 500-86 Swimming pools (above and below ground).

§ 500-87 Use of yard by another building prohibited.

§ 500-88 Seaplane operations on Greenwood Lake; violations and penalties.

§ 500-89 Abandonment of vehicles and machinery.

§ 500-90 Farm animals.

§ 500-91 Temporary housing permit.

Article X Conditional Uses

§ 500-92 Application and review.

§ 500-93 Issuance of a permit.

§ 500-94 Houses of worship.

§ 500-95 Schools.

§ 500-96 Essential services.

§ 500-97 Service stations.

§ 500-98 Automobile sales establishments.

§ 500-99 Car washes.

§ 500-100 Drive-in and fast-food restaurants.

§ 500-101 Drive-in banks.

§ 500-102 Community buildings and clubhouses.

§ 500-103 Outdoor storage of boats and boat trailers.

§ 500-104 Boat storage buildings and boat trailer storage.

§ 500-105 Senior citizens' housing in R-2 Zone.

§ 500-106 Golf courses.

§ 500-107 Recreation/entertainment uses limited to outdoor performing arts centers, ice-skating facilities, or racquet sports facilities.

§ 500-108 Indoor/outdoor tennis courts or other similar court/racquet games.

§ 500-109 Campgrounds.

§ 500-110 Paintball facilities.

§ 500-111 Swimming facilities.

§ 500-112 Summer stock theaters.

§ 500-113 Day camps.

Article XI Piers, Boathouses and Marinas on Greenwood Lake

§ 500-114 Purpose.

§ 500-115 General requirements; permit requirements.

§ 500-116 Development controls for boathouses.

§ 500-117 Development controls for marinas.

§ 500-118 Technical requirements applying to waterfront developments.

Article XII Senior Congregate Care Zone

§ 500-119 Location.

§ 500-120 Purpose.

§ 500-121 Required uses.

§ 500-122 Permitted accessory uses.

§ 500-123 Minimum tract size.

§ 500-124 Projects components.

§ 500-125 Densities.

§ 500-126 Maximum impervious coverage.

§ 500-127 Area and buffer requirements.

§ 500-128 Yard area setback requirements.

§ 500-129 Open space.

§ 500-130 Project phasing.

§ 500-131 Minimum buffer requirements.

§ 500-132 Required purchasing and marketing sequence.

§ 500-133 Minimum off-street parking requirements.

§ 500-134 Special design regulations.

§ 500-135 Wireless telecommunications facilities as principally permitted uses.

Article XIII Historic Preservation Commission

§ 500-136 Statutory authority, purpose and objectives.

§ 500-137 Establishment of Historic Preservation Commission; procedures; powers and duties.

§ 500-138 Designation of landmarks and historic districts.

§ 500-139 Certificate of appropriateness; when required; exceptions.

§ 500-140 Applications for certificates of appropriateness.

§ 500-141 Standards of consideration.

§ 500-142 Effect of certificate of appropriateness approval; denial; appeal.

§ 500-143 Notice of violation; violations and penalties; injunctive relief.

§ 500-144 Preventative maintenance.

§ 500-145 Permit review.

§ 500-146 Landmarks and Historic Districts Designation List and Official Landmarks Map.

§ 500-147 Adaptive reuses.

Article XIV Signs

§ 500-148 Purposes; authority.

§ 500-149 Applicability; effect.

§ 500-150 Computations.

§ 500-151 Definitions.

§ 500-152 Permits required.

§ 500-153 Design, construction and maintenance.

§ 500-154 Plan requirements for sign permit.

§ 500-155 Off-site signs.

§ 500-156 Exempt signs.

§ 500-157 Prohibited signs.

§ 500-158 General permit procedures.

§ 500-159 Permits to construct or modify signs.

§ 500-160 Temporary sign permits (private property).

§ 500-161 Time of compliance; nonconforming signs and signs without permits.

§ 500-162 Zone district signage standards.

Article XV Highlands Preservation Area Exemption Standards

§ 500-163 Purpose and authority.

§ 500-164 Scope and applicability.

§ 500-165 Definitions.

§ 500-166 Highlands Act exemption determinations.

§ 500-167 State agency exemption determination.

§ 500-168 Municipal exemption determination.

§ 500-169 Highlands Act exemptions eligible for municipal determination.

§ 500-170 Exemption designees.

§ 500-171 Updates to training certification.

§ 500-172 Interim determinations.

§ 500-173 Application procedures.

§ 500-174 Appeal of municipal exemption determination.

§ 500-175 Effect of certified exemption.

§ 500-176 Submission requirements.