Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler 1-5-1970 by Ord. No. 441; amended in its entirety 10-15-2007 by Ord. No. 830. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 78.
Building construction — See Ch. 134.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 138.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 183.
Grading and excavating — See Ch. 188.
Streets — See Ch. 245.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 252.
Attachment 1 - Table of Bulk, Dimensional and General Requirements Attachment 2 - Use Table Attachment 3 - Figure 1: Part 77 Surface Areas Attachment 4 - Appendix 1, Design Principles
Article I Title; Objectives

§ 300-1 Title; statutory authority; purpose.

§ 300-2 Community development objectives.

Article II Official Zoning District Map; Districts Established; Boundaries

§ 300-3 Official Zoning District Map.

§ 300-4 Enumeration of zoning districts.

§ 300-5 District boundaries.

§ 300-6 Boundary appeals.

§ 300-7 Oil and gas operations.

Article III Terminology

§ 300-8 Word usage.

§ 300-9 Definitions.

Article IV Applicability and Interpretation of District Regulations

§ 300-10 Applicability.

§ 300-11 Interpretation of provisions and language.

Article V District Regulations

§ 300-12 Purpose.

§ 300-13 General district regulations.

§ 300-14 Establishment of districts.

§ 300-15 Overlay Districts.

§ 300-16 Authorized uses in A-1 Agricultural District.

§ 300-17 Authorized uses in R-1 Single-Family Residential District.

§ 300-18 Authorized uses in R-2 Multifamily Residential District.

§ 300-19 Authorized Uses in C-1 General Commercial District.

§ 300-20 Authorized uses in C-2 Convenience Commercial District.

§ 300-21 Authorized uses in M Manufacturing District.

§ 300-22 Bulk and dimensional requirements.

§ 300-23 Standards and criteria for conditional uses and uses by special exception.

Article VI Generally Applicable Provisions

§ 300-24 Intent.

§ 300-25 Parking requirements.

§ 300-26 Loading area requirements.

§ 300-27 Signs.

§ 300-28 Performance standards.

§ 300-29 Buffer area requirements.

§ 300-30 On-site sales accessory to farm and roadside stands.

§ 300-31 Permanent secondary dwelling for resident farm workers.

§ 300-32 Solar, wind and alternative energy systems.

Article VII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 300-33 Creation; membership; terms; removal from office.

§ 300-34 Alternate members.

§ 300-35 Participation by alternate members.

§ 300-36 Proceedings.

§ 300-37 Mediation option.

§ 300-38 Jurisdiction.

§ 300-39 Zoning Hearing Board functions.

§ 300-40 Time limitations.

§ 300-41 Stay of proceedings.

§ 300-42 Appeals from decisions of Board.

§ 300-43 Rehearing.

Article VIII Nonconforming Lots, Structures and Uses

§ 300-44 Applicability.

§ 300-45 Nonconforming lots of record.

§ 300-46 Nonconforming uses of land.

§ 300-47 Nonconforming uses of structures.

§ 300-48 Nonconforming structures.

§ 300-49 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 300-50 Registration of nonconformities.

§ 300-51 Historical landmarks.

Article IX Administration and Enforcement

§ 300-52 Powers and duties of Zoning Officer.

§ 300-53 Violations; complaints; notice.

§ 300-54 Enforcement remedies.

§ 300-55 Zoning permit required.

§ 300-56 Approval of land development prerequisite to zoning permit.

§ 300-57 Application for zoning permit.

§ 300-58 Action taken upon application for zoning permit.

§ 300-59 Construction and/or use to be as provided in zoning permit.

§ 300-60 Occupancy permit.

§ 300-61 Special permit requirements for development in floodplain areas.

§ 300-62 Revocation of permit.

§ 300-63 Applications for conditional use.

§ 300-64 Finance and expenditures.

§ 300-65 Fees.

Article X Amendments

§ 300-66 Procedure.

§ 300-67 Action by Planning Commission.

§ 300-68 Amendment by Board of Commissioners.

§ 300-69 Rehearing.

§ 300-70 Curative amendments.