City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 5-1-1979 by Ord. No. 4502-79. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Affordable Housing Agency — See Ch. 7.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 57.
Redevelopment Agency — See Ch. 91.
Airports and aircrafts — See Ch. 129.
Moving of buildings — See Ch. 179.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 181.
Cemeteries — See Ch. 193.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 197.
Development Escrow Accounts — See Ch. 201.
Fallout shelters — See Ch. 219.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 233.
Fire zones — See Ch. 235.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 239.
Florists — See Ch. 241.
Food-handling establishments — See Ch. 245.
Housing — See Ch. 273.
Junkyards and junk shops — See Ch. 289.
Landfills — See Ch. 295.
Lighting — See Ch. 305.
Off-street parking — See Ch. 345.
Quarries — See Ch. 361.
Restaurants — See Ch. 367.
Sewers — See Ch. 375.
Soil removal — See Ch. 387.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 395.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 399.
Swimming and swimming pools — See Ch. 403.
461a Residential Zones 461b Business Zones 461c Industrial Zones 461d Planned Development Zones 461e Summary Table of Conditional Uses
Article I Establishment; Purpose

§ 461-1 Establishment; purpose.

Article II Establishment of Districts; Zoning Map

§ 461-2 Establishment of districts.

§ 461-3 Zoning Map; interpretation of map and district boundaries.

Article III General Provisions

§ 461-4 Compliance required.

§ 461-5 Limitation on height.

§ 461-6 Space and area regulations.

§ 461-7 Off-street parking and loading space.

§ 461-8 Yards and open spaces.

§ 461-9 Lots formed from lots already occupied by a building.

§ 461-10 Merger of substandard lots.

§ 461-11 Previously commenced construction.

§ 461-12 Principal structures and uses.

Article IV Bulk, Height and Other Requirements

§ 461-13 Schedule of Regulations as to Bulk, Height and Other Requirements; modifications.

§ 461-13.1 Use regulations.

§ 461-14 Required buffer strips in industrial districts.

§ 461-15 Curbs, sidewalks and driveways.

§ 461-16 Outside storage and loading.

§ 461-17 String lighting.

§ 461-18 Exceptions by Planning Board authorized.

Article V Supplementary Regulations

§ 461-19 Garden apartments (dwelling groups).

§ 461-20 High-rise apartments.

§ 461-21 Townhouses.

§ 461-22 Parking, storage and use of recreational vehicles, boats and trailers.

§ 461-23 Performance standards.

§ 461-24 Uniformity in exterior design and appearance.

§ 461-24.1 Steep Slope District.

§ 461-24.2 Affordable housing.

§ 461-24.3 Main Avenue Overlay Zone.

§ 461-24.4 Wireless telecommunications towers and antennas.

§ 461-24.5 School impact statement.

§ 461-24.6 Passaic Avenue Overlay Zone.

§ 461-24.7 Tent sales.

§ 461-24.8 Environmental impact statement.

Article VI Conditional Uses

§ 461-25 General provisions.

§ 461-26 All zones.

§ 461-27 R-A1, R-A2 and R-A3 Districts.

§ 461-28 R-B1 District.

§ 461-29 R-B2 and R-B3 Districts.

§ 461-30 B-A Zones.

§ 461-31 B-A1 Zones.

§ 461-32 B-B Zones.

§ 461-33 B-C Zones.

§ 461-34 B-D Zones.

§ 461-35 M-1 Zones.

§ 461-36 M-2 Zones.

§ 461-37 M-3 Zones.

§ 461-37.1 PCD Zones.

§ 461-37.2 PSRC Zone District.

§ 461-37.3 PD-1(A) District.

Article VII Site Plan Approval

§ 461-38 Approval required for issuance of building permit.

§ 461-38.1 Minor site plan approval.

§ 461-39 Application procedure.

§ 461-40 Contents of proposed site plan.

§ 461-41 Requirements.

§ 461-42 Additional requirements.

§ 461-43 Procedure upon approval.

§ 461-44 Expiration of approval.

§ 461-45 Fees; certificate of occupancy.

Article VIII Accessory Buildings; Fences, Walls and Screening

§ 461-46 Accessory buildings.

§ 461-47 Fences.

§ 461-48 Fences on corner lots.

§ 461-49 Walls in excess of two feet high.

§ 461-50 Retaining walls.

§ 461-51 Permit required for fence.

§ 461-52 Screening required for certain uses in business districts.

Article IX Signs

§ 461-53 General provisions.

§ 461-54 R Districts.

§ 461-55 B and M Districts.

§ 461-56 Surface display areas.

§ 461-57 Advertising signs.

§ 461-58 Billboard, wall, roof and ground advertising signs.

Article X Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 461-59 General provisions.

§ 461-60 Standards for parking spaces and areas.

§ 461-60.1 Requirements for off-street parking and loading spaces.

§ 461-61 Prohibited parking in residential districts.

§ 461-62 Standards for loading spaces and areas.

Article XI Definitions and Word Usage

§ 461-63 Word usage.

§ 461-64 Definitions.

Article XII Nonconforming Uses and Structures

§ 461-65 Continuation permitted.

§ 461-66 Restoration or repair; issuance of certificates.

§ 461-67 Construal of provisions.

§ 461-68 Cessation of use.

Article XIII Administration and Enforcement

§ 461-69 General provisions.

§ 461-70 Building permits and certificates of occupancy; variances, conditional uses and site plan approval; zoning review fees; fees.

Article XIV Violations and Penalties

§ 461-71 Violations and penalties.

§ 461-72 Interpretation of provisions.

Article XV Amendments

§ 461-73 Amendment by Council.

§ 461-74 Petition by property owners.

§ 461-75 Amendment to be referred to Planning Board; report on amendment.

§ 461-76 Protests against amendments.

Article XVI Repealer

§ 461-77 Repealer.