Township of East Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Whiteland 2-21-2007 by Ord. No. 192-2007;[1] 6-13-2007 by Ord. No. 194-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 10, Art. I.
Building construction — See Ch. 65.
Driveways — See Ch. 79.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 83.
Existing building standards — See Ch. 85.
Fuel gas standards — See Ch. 96.
Historical District — See Ch. 101.
Moveable structures — See Ch. 122.
One- and two-family dwelling standards — See Ch. 123.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 170.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 175.
Attachment 1 - Table of Permitted Uses for Residential Districts Attachment 2 - Table of Development Standards for Residential Districts (Excepting Cluster) Attachment 3 - Table of Development Standards for R-1 District Cluster Overlay Attachment 4 - Table of Development Standards for R-2 District Cluster Overlay Attachment 5 - Table of Development Standards for R-3 District Cluster Overlay Attachment 6 - Table of Permitted Uses for Mixed Use Districts Attachment 7 - Table of Development Standards for Mixed Use Districts Attachment 8 - Table of Permitted Uses for Industrial Districts Attachment 9 - Table of Development Standards for Industrial Districts Attachment 10 - Table of Permitted Uses for Institutional Districts Attachment 11 - Table of Development Standards for Institutional Districts Attachment 12 - Table of Permitted Uses for Open Space Districts Attachment 13 - Table of Development Standards for Open Space Districts Attachment 14 - Zoning Map Attachment 15 - Exhibit A, Retail Signage Types Attachment 16 - Retail Signage Matrix
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Editor's Note: This ordinance superseded former Ch. 200, Zoning, adopted 3-21-1966; amended and reenacted 9-2-1975, as subsequently amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 200-1 Title.

§ 200-2 Statutory authority; purpose; relationship to planning documents.

§ 200-3 Applicability.

§ 200-4 When effective; repealer; Zoning Map.

§ 200-5 Greater restrictions to control.

§ 200-6 Enforcement officer.

§ 200-7 Remedies to enforce compliance.

§ 200-8 Violations and penalties.

§ 200-9 Word usage and interpretation.

Article II Special Provisions and Performance Standards

§ 200-10 Illumination.

§ 200-11 Projections.

§ 200-12 Prohibited uses.

§ 200-13 Performance standards.

Article III Definitions

§ 200-14 Terms defined.

Article IV Establishment of Districts

§ 200-15 Creation and classification of districts.

§ 200-16 Zoning Map.

§ 200-17 Boundaries.

Article V Residential Districts

§ 200-18 General regulations.

§ 200-19 Permitted uses for Residential Districts.

§ 200-20 Development standards for Residential Districts.

§ 200-21 R-1 Low-Density Residential District.

§ 200-22 R-2 Low-Density Residential District.

§ 200-23 R-3 Low-Density Residential District.

§ 200-24 RM Medium-Density Residential District.

§ 200-25 RMH Medium-High-Density Residential District.

§ 200-25.1 RRD Residential Revitalization District.

§ 200-26 Cluster Development Overlay District.

§ 200-27 Operation of home day-care.

§ 200-28 Home occupations.

Article VI Mixed Use Districts

§ 200-29 General regulations.

§ 200-30 Permitted uses for Mixed Use Districts.

§ 200-31 Development standards for Mixed Use Districts.

§ 200-32 VMX Village Mixed Use District.

§ 200-33 FC Frontage Commercial District.

§ 200-34 ROC Regionally Oriented Commercial District.

§ 200-35 ROC/R Regionally Oriented Commercial-Residential District.

§ 200-35.1 ROC/R Regionally Oriented Commercial-Residential Overlay District.

§ 200-36 O/BP Office/Business Park District.

§ 200-37 O/BPS Office/Business Park Services District.

§ 200-38 PO Professional Office District.

§ 200-39 CGO Corporate Gateway Overlay District.

§ 200-39.1 Turnpike Interchange Overlay District.

§ 200-39.2 Multimodal Transportation Overlay District.

§ 200-39.3 GVR Great Valley Revitalization Overlay District.

Article VII Industrial Districts

§ 200-40 General regulations.

§ 200-41 Permitted uses for Industrial Districts.

§ 200-42 Development standards for Industrial Districts.

§ 200-43 I Industrial District.

Article VIII Institutional Districts

§ 200-44 General regulations.

§ 200-45 Permitted uses for Institutional Districts.

§ 200-46 Development standards for Institutional Districts.

§ 200-47 INS Institutional District.

§ 200-48 NS Neighborhood Schools District.

§ 200-49 C Cemeteries District.

Article IX Open Space Districts

§ 200-50 General regulations.

§ 200-51 Permitted uses for Open Space Districts.

§ 200-52 Development standards for Open Space Districts.

§ 200-53 OS Open Space District.

Article X Environmental Protection

§ 200-54 General regulations.

§ 200-55 Flood hazard districts.

§ 200-56 Riparian buffer protection.

§ 200-57 Steep slope protection.

§ 200-58 Historic resources protection.

Article XI Buffers

§ 200-59 Intent.

§ 200-60 Applicability and scope.

§ 200-61 Classification of buffers.

§ 200-62 Required buffer types for setbacks adjoining district boundary lines.

§ 200-63 Required buffer types for setbacks from streets.

§ 200-64 Retention of existing natural buffers.

§ 200-65 Landscaping of setbacks.

§ 200-66 Alternative buffers.

§ 200-67 Maintenance required.

§ 200-68 Recommended buffer plantings.

Article XII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 200-69 General regulations.

§ 200-70 Required parking for specific uses.

§ 200-71 Reserve parking.

§ 200-72 Loading and unloading.

Article XIII Signs

§ 200-73 Intent.

§ 200-74 Applicability and scope.

§ 200-75 Conformance required.

§ 200-76 Exempt signs.

§ 200-77 Prohibited signs.

§ 200-78 Sign measurement.

§ 200-79 Nonconforming signs.

§ 200-80 General design criteria.

§ 200-81 General construction and placement criteria.

§ 200-82 Signs in nonresidential districts; exceptions.

§ 200-83 Signs permitted in all districts; exceptions.

§ 200-84 Signs permitted in residential districts.

§ 200-85 Off-premises signs.

§ 200-86 Permits.

§ 200-87 Review of existing signs.

§ 200-88 Remedies for signage violations.

§ 200-89 Special signs.

§ 200-89.1 Signs in ROC/R Regionally Oriented Commercial-Residential District developments.

§ 200-89.2 Signs in Turnpike Interchange Overlay District developments.

Article XIV Accessory Uses

§ 200-90 General regulations.

§ 200-91 Private swimming pools and sports courts.

§ 200-92 Communication towers (wireless communications facilities).

§ 200-93 Fences and walls.

§ 200-93.1 Wind and solar energy systems.

§ 200-93.2 Processing and storage of materials.

Article XV Supplementary Uses

§ 200-94 Seasonal sales.

§ 200-95 Promotional sales.

§ 200-96 Special events.

§ 200-97 Produce or farm stands.

§ 200-98 Yard sales.

§ 200-99 Contractor's office, construction equipment sheds, and trailers.

§ 200-100 Real estate sales offices.

Article XVI Nonconforming Uses and Structures

§ 200-101 Continuation.

§ 200-102 Enlargement.

§ 200-103 Restoration.

§ 200-104 Abandonment.

§ 200-105 Use changes.

Article XVII Administration

§ 200-106 Zoning Officer.

§ 200-107 Permits required; issuance; applications.

§ 200-108 Application requirements for special exceptions, variances, or other appeals to the Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 200-109 Conditional uses.

§ 200-110 Planning Commission review.

§ 200-111 Board of Supervisors actions on conditional use applications.

§ 200-112 Fees.

Article XVIII Appeals and Adjudications

§ 200-113 Jurisdiction of Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 200-114 Jurisdiction of Board of Supervisors.

§ 200-115 Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 200-116 Hearings.

Article XIX Amendments

§ 200-117 Authority to enact.

§ 200-118 Notice; public hearing.

§ 200-119 Application for amendments by citizens.

§ 200-120 Opportunity to be heard.

§ 200-121 Referral to Township Planning Commission.

§ 200-122 Referral to County Planning Commission.

§ 200-123 Fees.