Township of Freehold, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Freehold by Ord. No. 80-29 (Ch. XVIII and § 13-4 of the Revised General Ordinances), as amended through Ord. No. O-02-44. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 115.
Environmental impact statement — See Ch.142.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 162.
Floodplains and watercourses — See Ch. 166.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 213.
Right to farm — See Ch.265.
Telecommunications licensing — See Ch. 319.
Water resource protection — See Ch. 355.
Attachment 1 - SCHEDULE C - SCHEDULE OF AREA, YARD AND BUILDING REQUIREMENTS
Article I General Provisions

§ 190-1 Title.

§ 190-2 Purpose.

§ 190-3 Definitions.

§ 190-4 Administrative procedures; completeness checklists.

§ 190-5 Meetings of Township agencies.

§ 190-6 Hearings.

§ 190-7 Notice.

§ 190-8 (Reserved)

§ 190-9 Enforcement.

§ 190-10 Fees.

§ 190-11 Exclusive authority of Planning Board.

§ 190-12 Tolling of running of period of approval.

§ 190-13 Conditional approvals.

Article II Planning Board

§ 190-14 Membership.

§ 190-15 Additional voting restrictions on certain members.

§ 190-16 Organization.

§ 190-17 Powers.

§ 190-18 Referrals to Planning Board.

§ 190-19 (Reserved)

§ 190-20 Time periods.

§ 190-21 Simultaneous review of conditional use applications.

§ 190-22 Advisory committees.

Article III Master Plan

§ 190-23 Preparation.

§ 190-24 Contents.

§ 190-25 Division into subplans.

§ 190-26 Policy statement.

Article IV Official Map

§ 190-27 Adoption or amendment.

§ 190-28 Official Map deemed conclusive.

§ 190-29 Changes or additions.

§ 190-30 Issuance of permits for buildings or structures in conflict with Official Map.

§ 190-31 Building lot to abut street.

§ 190-32 Appeals from the requirements of § 190-31.

Article V Subdivision and Site Plan Procedures

§ 190-33 Approval by Planning Board.

§ 190-34 Informal review.

§ 190-35 Procedures and standards.

§ 190-36 General development plan.

Article VI Site Plan Procedure

§ 190-37 Applicability.

§ 190-38 Submittal procedure for minor site plans.

§ 190-39 Time for decision.

§ 190-40 Public hearing.

§ 190-41 Final approval.

§ 190-42 Guarantees required.

§ 190-43 Design standards.

§ 190-44 Review of capital projects.

§ 190-45 Sales map.

Article VII Land Subdivision Procedures

§ 190-46 Informal conference with Planning Board.

§ 190-47 Submission of minor subdivision plat.

§ 190-48 Distribution.

§ 190-49 Minor subdivision action.

§ 190-50 Preliminary procedure for major subdivision.

§ 190-51 Effect of preliminary approval.

§ 190-52 Performance guarantees as condition to final approval.

§ 190-53 Final approval of major subdivision.

§ 190-54 Effect of final approval of major subdivision.

§ 190-55 Recording of final approval of major subdivision; filing of all subdivision plats.

§ 190-56 Selling before approval; penalty; suits by Township.

§ 190-57 Certificates showing approval; contents.

§ 190-58 Right of owner of land covered by certificate.

§ 190-59 Condominiums and cooperative structures and uses.

§ 190-60 Plat details.

§ 190-61 Preliminary plat.

§ 190-62 Final plat.

§ 190-63 Sales map.

Article VIII Off-Tract Improvements

§ 190-64 Purpose.

§ 190-65 Principles of required improvements.

§ 190-66 Cost allocation.

§ 190-67 Escrow accounts.

§ 190-68 Regional stormwater detention option.

§ 190-69 Developer's agreement.

Article IX Improvement Standards

§ 190-70 General requirements.

§ 190-71 Grading.

§ 190-72 Streets.

§ 190-73 Curbs and sidewalks.

§ 190-74 Streetlighting.

§ 190-75 Street signs.

§ 190-76 Site preparation.

§ 190-77 Soil removal.

§ 190-78 Water.

§ 190-79 Sewage disposal and treatment.

§ 190-80 Stormwater management.

§ 190-81 Driveways.

§ 190-82 Inspection.

§ 190-83 Fire hydrants.

§ 190-84 Monuments.

§ 190-85 Installation of survey markers for freshwater wetlands and transition areas.

Article X Design Standards

§ 190-86 General principles.

§ 190-87 Streets; sidewalks; private drives.

§ 190-88 Blocks and lots.

§ 190-89 Utility, drainage and sight triangle easements.

§ 190-90 Areas for public use.

§ 190-91 Community assets and landmarks.

§ 190-92 Subsequent conditions.

§ 190-93 Fencing on reverse frontage roadways.

§ 190-94 Fire protection accessibility.

§ 190-95 Truck access.

§ 190-96 Shade tree easement.

Article XI Zones and Schedule of Requirements

§ 190-97 Zones.

§ 190-98 Zoning Map.

§ 190-99 Zoning Map amendments.

§ 190-100 Interpretation of zone boundaries.

§ 190-101 Schedule of Area, Yard and Bulk Requirements.

Article XII General Zoning Provisions

§ 190-102 Conformity with regulations required.

§ 190-103 Permitted yard encroachments.

§ 190-104 Height requirements.

§ 190-105 One principal building per lot.

§ 190-106 Frontage and direct access.

§ 190-107 Reverse frontage lots.

§ 190-108 Front yards.

§ 190-109 Obstructions to vision.

§ 190-110 Accessory structures.

§ 190-111 Aboveground heating fuel storage tanks.

§ 190-112 Existing natural features.

§ 190-113 Appearance of buildings.

§ 190-114 Architectural design requirements for commercial, office and industrial development.

§ 190-115 Private swimming pools.

§ 190-116 Outdoor storage, sales and display of goods.

§ 190-117 Prohibition of uses.

§ 190-118 Home office use.

§ 190-119 Gasoline storage containers.

§ 190-120 Undersized lot for drainage, utility, open space, or other public facilities.

§ 190-121 Lot grading.

§ 190-122 Storage of recyclable materials.

§ 190-123 Private tennis and other sports courts.

§ 190-124 Steep slope requirements.

§ 190-124.1 Riparian Zone regulations compliance.

§ 190-124.2 Expansion of existing residential structures on undersized lots in R-E Rural Environmental Zone.

Article XIII Zone Regulations

§ 190-125 Rural Residential RR.

§ 190-126 Rural-Environmental Zone R-E.

§ 190-127 Rural Residential/Planned Adult Community (RR/PAC) Zone District.

§ 190-128 Residential Zone R-120.

§ 190-129 Residential Zone R-80.

§ 190-130 Residential Zone R-60.

§ 190-131 Residential Zone R-40.

§ 190-132 Residential Zone R-40/P.

§ 190-133 Residential Zone R-25.

§ 190-134 Residential Zone R-20.

§ 190-135 Residential Zone R-15.

§ 190-136 Residential Zone R-12.

§ 190-137 Residential Zone R-9.

§ 190-138 High Density Zone.

§ 190-139 PC Planned Community.

§ 190-140 PUD Planned Unit Development.

§ 190-140.1 PUD-1 Planned Unit Development-1 Zone.

§ 190-140.2 Planned Adult Community-3 (PAC-3).

§ 190-140.3 Planned Adult Community-4 (PAC-4).

§ 190-140.4 Planned Adult Community-Affordable Housing Overlay (PAC-AHO).

§ 190-141 Mount Laurel Contribution Zone MLC-6.

§ 190-142 ML-8 and ML-7 Moderate- and Low-Income Housing Zones.

§ 190-143 LTW Lake Topanemus Watershed District.

§ 190-144 Commercial Zone B-2.

§ 190-145 Commercial Zone B-10 Highway Development.

§ 190-146 Corporate Multi-Use Development Zones CMX-10, CMX-4, CMX-3 and CMX-2.

§ 190-147 Highway Mixed Use Development Zone.

§ 190-148 Historical Commercial Zone HC.

§ 190-149 Hospital Zone H-1.

§ 190-150 Professional Zone P-1.

§ 190-151 Professional Zone P-2.

§ 190-152 Light Industrial Zone LI.

§ 190-153 Light Industrial Zone LI-3.

§ 190-154 Industrial Zone M-1.

§ 190-155 Industrial Zone M-2.

§ 190-156 ROL Research, Office and Laboratory Zone.

§ 190-157 Recreational Zone RC.

§ 190-158 Regional Mall Zones RMZ-1, RMZ-2, RMZ-2A and RMZ-3.

§ 190-159 Village Center Zone.

§ 190-160 SC Scenic Roadway Corridor Overlay Zone.

§ 190-161 Variable lot option and cluster regulations.

§ 190-161.1 Mobile/Manufactured Housing MH.

§ 190-161.2 Riparian Zone.

Article XIV Off-Street Parking, Loading and Unloading Requirements

§ 190-162 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 190-163 Minimum parking spaces.

§ 190-164 Off-street loading requirements.

Article XV Fence and Buffer Regulations

§ 190-165 Fence regulations.

§ 190-166 Landscaping and buffer regulations.

Article XVI Telecommunications Towers and Antennas

§ 190-167 Purpose.

§ 190-168 Nonapplicability to amateur radio stations and to receive-only antennas.

§ 190-169 Antennas and towers permitted on Township property.

§ 190-170 General requirements.

§ 190-171 Removal of abandoned antennas and towers.

§ 190-172 Preexisting towers and facilities.

Article XVII Signs

§ 190-173 Purposes; restrictions; definitions.

§ 190-174 Signs allowed without permit.

§ 190-175 Signs prohibited in all areas.

§ 190-176 General requirements.

§ 190-177 Signs permitted in R-9; R-12; R-15; R-20 and R-25 Residential Zones.

§ 190-178 Signs permitted in R-E, R-R, R-80, R-60 and R-40 Residential Zones.

§ 190-179 Signs permitted in Highway Development B-2 and B-10, Hospital H-1, Corporate Multi-Use CMX-2, CMX-3 and CMX-3/A, Professional Office P-1 and P-2 and office uses in the R-40/P Residential/Professional Zone.

§ 190-180 Signs permitted in planned multiple-store shopping areas.

§ 190-181 Signs permitted in RMZ Regional Mall Zones.

§ 190-182 Signs permitted in Industrial M-1 and M-2, Light Industrial LI and LI-3, Research Office Laboratory ROL Zones.

§ 190-183 Signs permitted in Corporate Multi-Use CMX-4 and CMX-10 Zones.

§ 190-184 Outdoor advertising.

§ 190-185 Violations and penalties.

§ 190-186 Preexisting nonconforming signs.

§ 190-187 Interpretation.

§ 190-188 Deviations from requirements.

Article XVIII General Regulations for Multifamily Uses

§ 190-189 Garden apartments.

§ 190-190 Townhouses.

Article XIX Conditional Use Permits

§ 190-191 Minimum requirements.

§ 190-192 Swim clubs.

§ 190-193 Public or private schools.

§ 190-194 Houses of worship.

§ 190-195 Golf courses and country clubs.

§ 190-196 Car wash facilities.

§ 190-197 Gasoline filling stations.

§ 190-197.1 Gasoline filling stations with convenience stores.

§ 190-198 Veteran and service organization facilities.

§ 190-199 Campgrounds.

§ 190-200 Adult uses.

§ 190-201 Cemeteries.

§ 190-202 Cluster development.

§ 190-202.1 R-40 cluster development.

§ 190-203 Planned commercial development.

§ 190-204 Motels and hotels.

§ 190-205 Supportive care housing for low- and moderate-income senior citizens and the handicapped.

§ 190-206 Wireless telecommunications towers and antennas.

§ 190-207 Day-care facilities in conjunction with hospital, office and light industrial uses.

§ 190-208 Pool or billiard parlors.

§ 190-209 Historic commercial projects.

§ 190-210 Electrical cogeneration facilities.

§ 190-211 Funeral homes.

§ 190-212 Restaurants in Corporate Multiuse Development Zones CMX-10, CMX-4, CMX-3, CMX-3A and CMX-2.

§ 190-213 (Reserved)

§ 190-214 Bulk document storage.

§ 190-215 Self-storage warehousing.

§ 190-216 Automobile dealership repair and maintenance facilities.

§ 190-216.1 Alternative motor vehicle fueling stations.

§ 190-216.2 Aboveground storage tanks for fueling associated with motor vehicle showrooms, offices and mechanical repair and maintenance service facilities within CMX-3/A Zone.

Article XX Affordable Housing

§ 190-217 Intent and purpose.

§ 190-218 Definitions.

§ 190-219 Affordable housing requirements.

§ 190-220 Requirements for affordable housing units.

§ 190-221 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 190-222 Resale/re-rental controls.

§ 190-223 Administration.

§ 190-224 Affordable housing development fees.

§ 190-224.1 Provision of affordable housing pursuant to COAH Round 3 Growth Share Regulations.

§ 190-225 Elimination of cost-generating features.

§ 190-226 Housing development with affordable housing units.

§ 190-227 Violation of this article or the Affordable Housing Plan.

Article XXI Historic Preservation

§ 190-228 Establishment of Historic Preservation Commission; membership; terms; vacancies.

§ 190-229 Organization of Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 190-230 Responsibilities of Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 190-231 Definitions and word usage.

§ 190-232 Designation of historic landmarks.

§ 190-233 Review by Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 190-234 Violations and penalties.

Article XXII Nonconforming Uses

§ 190-235 Continuance.

§ 190-236 Abandonment.

§ 190-237 Reversion.

§ 190-238 Creation by governmental action.

§ 190-239 Restoration.

§ 190-240 Future changes.

Article XXIII Planning Board Acting as Board of Adjustment

§ 190-241 (Reserved)

§ 190-242 Additional powers of Planning Board.

§ 190-243 (Reserved)

§ 190-244 Appeals and applications.

§ 190-245 (Reserved)

§ 190-246 Modification on appeal.

§ 190-247 Stay of proceedings by appeal; exception.

§ 190-248 Other powers of Planning Board.

Article XXIV Enforcement; Certificates and Permits

§ 190-249 Enforcement.

§ 190-250 Certificates and permits.

§ 190-251 Periodic reexamination.

§ 190-252 Continuance of applications previously filed.