Township of Cheltenham, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Cheltenham 12-15-1964 by Ord. No. 1075. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements and amusement devices — See Ch. 94.
Building construction — See Ch. 110.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 114.
Massage establishments — See Ch. 179.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 201.
Plumbing standards — See Ch. 209.
Sale of property — See Ch. 217.
Sexually oriented businesses — See Ch. 240.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 260.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 264.
Transportation Development District — See Ch. 276.
Watershed stormwater management — See Ch. 290.
Attachment 1 - Figure 1 Attachment 2 - Figure 2 Attachment 3 - Exhibit A Attachment 4 - Exhibit B Attachment 5 - Riparian Corridor Conservation District Map Attachment 6 - Floodplain Map
Article I Objectives and Terminology

§ 295-1 Statement of community development objectives.

§ 295-2 Definitions and word usage.

Article II Districts, Boundaries and Zoning Map

§ 295-3 Enumeration of districts.

§ 295-4 Zoning Map.

§ 295-5 District boundaries.

Article III R1 Residence Districts

§ 295-6 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-7 Use regulations.

§ 295-8 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-9 Building area.

§ 295-10 Yard requirements.

§ 295-11 Building height.

§ 295-12 Nonconforming lots.

Article IV R2 Residence Districts

§ 295-13 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-14 Use regulations.

§ 295-15 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-16 Building area.

§ 295-17 Yard regulations.

§ 295-18 Building height.

§ 295-19 Nonconforming lots.

Article V R3 Residence Districts

§ 295-20 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-21 Use regulations.

§ 295-22 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-23 Building area.

§ 295-24 Yard regulations.

§ 295-25 Building height.

§ 295-26 Nonconforming lots.

Article VI RO Residence and Office Districts

§ 295-27 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-28 Use regulations.

§ 295-29 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-30 Building area.

§ 295-31 Yard regulations.

§ 295-32 Building height.

§ 295-33 Nonconforming lots.

§ 295-34 Green area.

Article VII R4 Residence Districts

§ 295-35 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-36 Use regulations.

§ 295-37 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-38 Building area.

§ 295-39 Yard regulations.

§ 295-40 Building height.

§ 295-41 Nonconforming lots.

Article VIII R5 Residence Districts

§ 295-42 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-43 Use regulations.

§ 295-44 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-45 Building area.

§ 295-46 Yard regulations.

§ 295-47 Building height.

§ 295-48 Nonconforming lots.

Article IX R6 Residence Districts

§ 295-49 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-50 Use regulations.

§ 295-51 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-52 Building area.

§ 295-53 Yard regulations.

§ 295-54 Building height.

§ 295-55 Nonconforming lots.

Article X R7 Residence Districts

§ 295-56 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-57 Use regulations.

§ 295-58 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-59 Building area.

§ 295-60 Yard regulations.

§ 295-61 Building height.

§ 295-62 Nonconforming lots.

Article XI R8 Residence Districts

§ 295-63 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-64 Use regulations.

§ 295-65 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-66 Building area.

§ 295-67 Yard regulations.

§ 295-68 Building height.

§ 295-69 Nonconforming lots.

Article XII M1 Multiple Dwelling Districts

§ 295-70 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-71 Use regulations.

§ 295-72 Signs.

§ 295-73 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-74 Building area.

§ 295-75 Yard regulations.

§ 295-76 Green area.

§ 295-77 Building height.

§ 295-78 Buffer area.

Article XIII M2 Multiple Dwelling Districts

§ 295-79 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-80 Use regulations.

§ 295-81 Signs.

§ 295-82 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-83 Building areas.

§ 295-84 Yard regulations.

§ 295-85 Green area.

§ 295-86 Building height.

§ 295-87 Buffer area.

Article XIV M3 Multiple Dwelling and Office Districts

§ 295-88 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-89 Use regulations.

§ 295-90 Signs.

§ 295-91 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-92 Building area.

§ 295-93 Yard regulations.

§ 295-94 Green area.

§ 295-95 Building height.

§ 295-96 Buffer area.

Article XV C1 Commercial Districts

§ 295-97 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-98 Use regulations.

§ 295-99 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-100 Building area.

§ 295-101 Yard regulations.

§ 295-102 Buffer area.

§ 295-103 Accessory buildings.

§ 295-104 Building height.

§ 295-105 Building length or depth.

§ 295-106 Green area.

Article XVI C2 Commercial and Business Districts

§ 295-107 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-108 Use regulations.

§ 295-109 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-110 Building area.

§ 295-111 Yard regulations.

§ 295-112 Building height.

§ 295-113 Restrictions.

§ 295-114 Green area.

§ 295-115 Buffer area.

Article XVII C3 Commercial and Business Districts

§ 295-116 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-117 Use regulations.

§ 295-118 Restrictions.

§ 295-119 Lot area.

§ 295-120 Building area.

§ 295-121 Yard regulations.

§ 295-122 Lot width.

§ 295-123 Building height.

§ 295-124 Green area.

§ 295-125 Buffer area.

Article XVIII C4 Commercial and Business Districts

§ 295-126 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-127 Use regulations.

§ 295-128 Restrictions.

§ 295-129 Yard regulations.

§ 295-130 Lot width.

§ 295-131 Building height.

§ 295-132 Green area.

§ 295-133 Buffer area.

Article XIX G Manufacturing and Industrial Districts

§ 295-134 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-135 Use regulations.

§ 295-136 Lot width.

§ 295-137 Yard regulations.

§ 295-138 Building area.

§ 295-139 Building height.

§ 295-140 Green area.

§ 295-141 Buffer area.

Article XX H-D Historical District

§ 295-142 Boundaries.

§ 295-143 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-144 Use regulations.

§ 295-145 Uses permitted.

§ 295-146 Permit required; review of plans.

§ 295-147 Signs; permits.

§ 295-148 Board of Historical Architectural Review created; terms; removal; vacancies.

§ 295-149 Membership of Board of Historical Architectural Review.

§ 295-150 Powers and duties of Boards of Historical Architectural Review.

§ 295-151 Permit procedure for Boards of Historical Architectural Review.

§ 295-151.1 Exceptions to certificate of appropriateness procedure.

§ 295-152 Certification required.

Article XXI Floodplain Overlay Conservation District

§ 295-153 Statutory Authorization.

§ 295-154 Legislative intent.

§ 295-155 Applicability.

§ 295-156 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 295-157 Severability.

§ 295-158 Warning and disclaimer of liability.

§ 295-159 Definitions.

§ 295-160 Identification of floodplain areas.

§ 295-161 Description and special requirements of Floodplain Conservation District.

§ 295-162 Changes in identification of area.

§ 295-162.1 Boundary disputes.

§ 295-162.2 Corporate boundary changes.

§ 295-162.3 Uses permitted by right.

§ 295-162.4 Prohibited uses.

§ 295-162.5 Nonconforming structures and uses.

§ 295-162.6 Improvements to existing structures.

§ 295-162.7 Variances.

§ 295-162.8 Technical provisions in event of variance.

§ 295-162.9 Elevation and floodproofing requirements.

§ 295-162.10 Special technical requirements.

§ 295-162.11 Design and construction standards.

§ 295-162.12 Activities requiring special permits.

§ 295-162.13 Application requirements for special permits.

§ 295-162.14 Application review procedures.

§ 295-162.15 Special technical requirements.

§ 295-162.16 Administration.

§ 295-162.17 Application procedures and requirements.

§ 295-162.18 Review by County Conservation District.

§ 295-162.19 Review of application by others.

§ 295-162.20 Changes.

§ 295-162.21 Placards.

§ 295-162.22 Start of construction.

§ 295-162.23 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 295-162.24 Appeals.

§ 295-162.25 Enactment.

Article XXII Steep Slope Conservation District

§ 295-163 Legislative intent.

§ 295-164 Boundary definition; exemptions.

§ 295-165 Overlay concept.

§ 295-166 Land use and development regulations.

§ 295-167 Permitted uses.

§ 295-168 Application requirements for variances.

§ 295-169 Existing uses.

§ 295-170 Township liability.

§ 295-171 through § 295-175. (Reserved)

Article XXIII LC Life Care Facility for the Elderly District

§ 295-176 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-177 Use regulations.

§ 295-178 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-179 Building area.

§ 295-180 Yard regulations.

§ 295-181 Building height.

§ 295-182 Buffer area.

§ 295-183 Green area.

§ 295-184 Parking.

§ 295-185 Safety features.

Article XXIV Preservation Overlay District

§ 295-186 Legislative intent.

§ 295-187 District established.

§ 295-188 General regulations.

§ 295-189 Development standards.

§ 295-190 Common open space and facility ownership, maintenance and operation.

§ 295-191 Conditional uses.

Article XXV Signs

§ 295-192 Legislative intent.

§ 295-193 Definitions.

§ 295-194 General regulations.

§ 295-195 Prohibited signs and illumination.

§ 295-196 Signs exempt from permits.

§ 295-197 Signs requiring a permit.

§ 295-198 Permit procedures.

§ 295-199 Nonconforming signs.

§ 295-200 (Reserved)

Article XXVI Enforcement; Building Permits

§ 295-201 Enforcement by Zoning Officer.

§ 295-202 Application for permits.

§ 295-203 Issuance of permits.

§ 295-204 Permit required.

Article XXVII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 295-205 Membership.

§ 295-206 Powers and duties.

§ 295-207 Rules and procedure.

§ 295-208 Public hearings; action; appeals.

§ 295-209 Criteria for granting special exceptions and variances.

§ 295-209.1 Criteria for granting reasonable accommodations.

§ 295-210 Time restriction for renewal of application.

§ 295-211 Expiration.

§ 295-212 Variances and special exceptions in the Floodplain Conservation District.

Article XXVIII Amendments

§ 295-213 Power to amend.

§ 295-214 Public hearing; notice.

§ 295-215 Procedure at public hearing.

§ 295-216 Citizen's petition for zoning change.

§ 295-217 Opportunity to be heard.

§ 295-218 Time restrictions on appeals for amendments.

Article XXIX General Regulations

§ 295-219 Public utility corporations and municipal uses.

§ 295-220 Yard regulations.

§ 295-221 Parking and loading.

§ 295-222 Corner vision obstruction.

§ 295-223 Fences and walls.

§ 295-224 Conversions of dwellings in R8 District.

§ 295-225 Executive office or research laboratory conversion.

§ 295-226 Planned cluster development.

§ 295-226.1 Mobile home park zoning provisions.

§ 295-227 Nonconforming uses.

§ 295-228 Prohibited uses.

§ 295-229 Interpretation of provisions.

§ 295-230 School property.

§ 295-231 Cellar apartments prohibited.

§ 295-232 Satellite earth stations.

§ 295-233 Self-storage lockers.

§ 295-233.1 Bus shelters.

§ 295-233.2 Home business regulations.

§ 295-233.3 Commercial/construction vehicles (C/C vehicles).

§ 295-234 Conditional use approval.

Article XXX Fees

§ 295-235 Filing fees.

Article XXXI Meetings

§ 295-236 Meetings.

Article XXXII Enforcement and Penalties

§ 295-237 Enforcement notice.

§ 295-238 Causes of action.

§ 295-239 Enforcement remedies.

Article XXXIII (Reserved)

§ 295-240 through § 295-246. (Reserved)

Article XXXIV Riparian Corridor Conservation District

§ 295-247 Legislative intent.

§ 295-248 Applicability.

§ 295-249 Boundary definitions; zone determination; interpretation.

§ 295-250 Boundary adjustments.

§ 295-251 Uses permitted in Riparian Corridor Conservation District.

§ 295-252 Uses specifically prohibited in Riparian Corridor Conservation District.

§ 295-253 Inspections of Riparian Corridor Conservation District.

§ 295-254 Corridor crossing standards.

Article XXXV M4 Historic Preservation, Cultural and Artistic Use, and Other Multiple Uses District

§ 295-255 Purpose.

§ 295-256 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-257 Additional definitions.

§ 295-258 Use regulations.

§ 295-259 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-260 Building coverage and impervious coverage.

§ 295-261 Yard regulations.

§ 295-262 Green area and open space.

§ 295-263 Building height.

§ 295-264 Parking.

§ 295-265 Viewshed.

§ 295-266 Traffic impact.

§ 295-267 Additional procedures.

Article XXXVI R3-A Residence District

§ 295-268 Applicable regulations.

§ 295-269 Use regulations.

§ 295-270 Lot area and lot width.

§ 295-271 Lot coverage.

§ 295-272 Yard regulations.

§ 295-273 Building height.

§ 295-274 Special regulations.

§ 295-275 Architectural guidelines.