Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington 12-7-1992. Ordinance No. 15-2001, adopted 8-6-2001, stated "The Township Committee of the Township of Readington, County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, does hereby adopt the codified and bound version of the Land Use Ordinances entitled 'Code of the Township of Readington Land Use Volume' as its official version of its Land Use Ordinance." Amendments noted where applicable.]
Attachment 1 - Schedule A Attachment 2 - Schedule B Attachment 3 - Schedule C Attachment 4 - CHECKLIST Attachment 5 - Table 3-1 Attachment 6 - re -Application Development Review Form Attachment 7 - APPENDIX OF EXHIBITS Attachment 8 - AREA MEASUREMENT OF SOLAR FACILITIES
Article I Title and Purpose

§ 148-1 Title.

§ 148-2 Short title.

§ 148-3 Purpose.

§ 148-4 Interpretation of standards.

§ 148-5 Variance/waiver.

§ 148-6 Prohibited uses.

§ 148-7 Compliance.

Article II Definition of Terms

§ 148-8 Word usage.

§ 148-9 Definitions.

Article III Zoning Districts and Zoning Map

§ 148-10 Zoning districts.

§ 148-11 Zoning Map.

§ 148-12 Interpretation of boundaries.

Article IV District Regulations

§ 148-13 General regulations for all zones.

§ 148-14 SRR Special Resource Residential Zone.

§ 148-15 AR Agricultural Residential Zone.

§ 148-16 RR Rural Residential Zone.

§ 148-16.1 HR - Hamlet Residential Zone.

§ 148-17 R-1 Residential One-Acre Zone.

§ 148-18 VR Village Residential Zone.

§ 148-19 PND Planned Neighborhood Development Zone.

§ 148-20 PND-1 Planned Neighborhood Development Zone.

§ 148-21 B Business Zone.

§ 148-22 VC Village Commercial Zone.

§ 148-22.1 PO - Professional Office Zone.

§ 148-22.2 VH - Village Hospitality Zone.

§ 148-23 ROM-1 Research Office and Manufacturing Zone.

§ 148-24 ROM-2 Research Office and Manufacturing Park Zone.

§ 148-25 RO Research Office Zone.

§ 148-26 RO-1 Research Office Zone.

§ 148-27 PND-2 Planned Neighborhood Development Zone.

§ 148-27.1 SC-2 Senior Citizen-2 District.

§ 148-27.2 (Reserved)

§ 148-27.3 SC-4 Senior Citizen-4 Overlay Zone.

§ 148-27.4 Solberg-Hunterdon Air Safety and Historic Airport District (overlay district).

Article V Conditional Uses, Exceptions, Modifications and Critical Areas

§ 148-28 Conditional uses.

§ 148-29 Public and private schools.

§ 148-30 Assembly uses.

§ 148-31 Cemeteries.

§ 148-32 Hospitals providing facilities for overnight stays.

§ 148-33 Nursing homes.

§ 148-34 Warehousing.

§ 148-35 (Reserved)

§ 148-36 Public utilities.

§ 148-37 (Reserved)

§ 148-38 Existing storage and warehouse conversion of agricultural buildings.

§ 148-39 Transmission lines.

§ 148-40 Agricultural commercial village.

§ 148-41 Retail and service uses in the PND Zone.

§ 148-42 Service station and automobile repair shop.

§ 148-43 Hotels.

§ 148-44 Conference inns.

§ 148-45 Mixed-use corporate office parks.

§ 148-46 Tree removal in the SSR Zone.

§ 148-47 Home occupation.

§ 148-48 (Reserved)

§ 148-49 General exceptions and modifications.

§ 148-50 Critical areas.

Article VI General Provisions

§ 148-51 Accessory buildings and structures.

§ 148-52 Fences and walls.

§ 148-53 Home occupations.

§ 148-54 Nonconforming lots, structures and uses.

§ 148-55 Parking of commercial vehicles in residential zones.

§ 148-56 Parking of trailers and/or campers in residential zones.

§ 148-57 Principal use.

§ 148-58 Swimming pools.

§ 148-59 Open space requirements.

§ 148-60 Open space demarcation.

§ 148-60.1 Landform protection.

§ 148-60.2 Renewable energy facilities.

Article VII Subdivision and Site Plan Design Standards

§ 148-61 Applicability and waivers.

§ 148-61.1 Residential development.

§ 148-61.2 Nonresidential development.

§ 148-61.3 Waivers.

§ 148-62 Bikeways and paths.

§ 148-63 Buffers.

§ 148-64 Design criteria for multifamily residential developments.

§ 148-65 Stormwater.

§ 148-65.1 Drainage of streets.

§ 148-65.2 Technical standards.

§ 148-65.3 Requirements for a site development/stormwater plan.

§ 148-65.4 Continued maintenance, repair and safety.

§ 148-66 Landscaping.

§ 148-67 Lighting.

§ 148-68 Lot configuration.

§ 148-69 Natural features and existing structures.

§ 148-70 Off-street parking, loading areas and driveways.

§ 148-71 Performance standards for all uses.

§ 148-72 Public utilities.

§ 148-73 Sanitary sewers and septic systems.

§ 148-74 Sight triangles.

§ 148-75 Solid waste.

§ 148-76 Streets, curbs and sidewalks.

§ 148-77 Water supply.

§ 148-78 Fire protection systems for residential development.

§ 148-79 Open space guidelines.

§ 148-79.1 Site design standards for continuing-care retirement communities, assisted-living residences, congregate-care units, long-term-care facilities and combinations thereof.

§ 148-79.2 Historic areas.

Article VIIA Flood Damage Prevention

§ 148-79.3 Statutory authorization; findings of fact; purpose; objectives.

§ 148-79.4 Definitions.

§ 148-79.5 General provisions.

§ 148-79.6 Administration.

§ 148-79.7 Provisions for flood hazard reduction.

Article VIII Wireless Telecommunications

§ 148-80 Purpose and goals.

§ 148-81 Telecommunications towers prohibited.

§ 148-82 Conditional use standards.

§ 148-83 PWTF's and PWTEF's not considered public utilities.

§ 148-84 Site design standards.

§ 148-85 Removal of abandoned PWTF's.

§ 148-86 Nonconforming PWTF's.

§ 148-87 Site plan submission requirements.

§ 148-88 Farmland.

Article IX Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Board

§ 148-89 Establishment of the Board of Adjustment.

§ 148-90 Powers and jurisdiction of the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 148-91 Appeals and applications to the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 148-92 Establishment of the Planning Board.

§ 148-93 Powers and jurisdiction of the Planning Board.

§ 148-94 Provisions applicable to both the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 148-95 Appeal of decisions.

§ 148-96 Notice of decisions.

Article X Development Application Review Procedures and Plat/Plan Details

§ 148-97 Application review procedures.

§ 148-98 Simultaneous review or separate applications.

§ 148-99 Informal review by Planning Board.

§ 148-100 Submission of an application for variance or conditional use only.

§ 148-101 Submission of minor subdivision plats and minor site plans.

§ 148-102 Submission of preliminary major subdivision plats and preliminary major site plans.

§ 148-103 Submission of final major subdivision plats and final major site plans.

Article XI Fees, Guaranties, Inspections and Off-Tract Improvements

§ 148-104 Fees.

§ 148-105 Guaranties.

§ 148-106 Escrow accounts.

§ 148-107 Inspection fees.

§ 148-108 Acceptance of improvements.

§ 148-109 Inspection and tests.

§ 148-110 Off-tract improvements.

§ 148-111 COAH development fees.

Article XII Sign Requirements and Regulations

§ 148-112 Short title.

§ 148-113 Purpose, intent and scope

§ 148-114 Prohibited signs

§ 148-115 Nonconforming signs.

§ 148-116 Exemptions.

§ 148-116.1 Permits.

§ 148-116.2 Sign illumination.

§ 148-116.3 Substitution of noncommercial speech for commercial speech.

§ 148-116.4 Content neutrality as to sign message (viewpoint).

§ 148-116.5 Setback measurement.

§ 148-116.6 Double-faced signs.

§ 148-116.7 Temporary on-site special event signs.

§ 148-116.8 Applicability; permitted signs.

§ 148-116.9 Signs permitted in residential districts.

§ 148-116.10 Signs permitted in nonresidential districts.

§ 148-116.11 Administration and enforcement.

§ 148-116.12 Appeals to Board of Adjustment.

§ 148-116.13 Violations and penalties.

§ 148-116.14 Effect on existing permits.

§ 148-116.15 Severability.

Article XIII Affordable Housing

§ 148-117 Affordable housing procedural and eligibility requirements.

§ 148-118 Affordable housing affirmative marketing procedures.

§ 148-118.1 Third Round fair share affordable housing obligations.

Article XIV Administration, Waivers, Enforcement, Violations and Penalties

§ 148-119 Administration.

§ 148-120 Waivers.

§ 148-120.1 Municipal capital improvement projects involving open space and farmland preservation.

§ 148-121 Enforcement.

§ 148-122 Subdivision approval certificates.

§ 148-123 Violations.

§ 148-124 Penalties.

Article XV District Changes and Ordinance Amendments

§ 148-125 Manner of amendment.

Article XVI Validity of Ordinance

§ 148-126 Severability.

Article XVII Repealer

§ 148-127 Conflicting provisions repealed.

Article XVIII Effective Date

§ 148-128 When effective.