Township of Hillsborough, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hillsborough 12-14-1976 by Ord. No. 76-18 (Ch. 77 of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Agricultural Advisory Committee — See Ch. 5.
Economic and Business Development Commission — See Ch. 35.
Environmental Commission — See Ch. 45.
Zoning Officer and Township Planner — See Ch. 73.
Open Space Trust Fund and Advisory Committee — See Ch. 77.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 128.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 145.
Environmental impact statement — See Ch. 160.
Right to farm — See Ch. 163, Art. I.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 172.
Soil erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 251.
Stormwater control — See Ch. 262.
188a Sight Triangle Easements 188b Schedule for Residential Zones 188c Schedule for Nonresidential Zones 188d Appendix A to Art VII 188e Exhibit K 188f ASD Overlay Zone 188g Typical Road Section Revised Route 206 188h Development Application Guidelines 188i Town Center District Tables 1-2-3 188j Town Center Street Cross Sections 188k Table 1 and 2
Article I Title; Purpose; Definitions

§ 188-1 Title.

§ 188-2 Statement of purpose.

§ 188-3 Words and terms defined.

Article II Administrative Provisions

§ 188-4 Minimum requirements to be considered in actions.

§ 188-5 Appeals from decisions of Board of Adjustment.

§ 188-6 Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 188-7 Compliance required.

§ 188-8 Conditional approval.

§ 188-9 Conditional use.

§ 188-10 Enforcing officers.

§ 188-11 Power to grant exceptions.

§ 188-12 Divisions of land exempt from subdivision regulations.

§ 188-13 Fees.

§ 188-14 Guaranties and inspections.

§ 188-15 Inspections.

§ 188-16 Interpretation of provisions and district boundary lines.

§ 188-17 Permits; certificate of occupancy.

§ 188-18 Planning Board.

§ 188-19 Provisions applicable to both the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board.

§ 188-20 Public hearings and notices.

§ 188-21 Notice of applications to public utilities, cable television companies and local utilities.

§ 188-22 Saving provision.

§ 188-23 Site plan approval required.

§ 188-24 District line in case of vacated street.

§ 188-25 Violations and penalties.

Article III Development Review Procedures and Plat Details

§ 188-26 Simultaneous review.

§ 188-27 Informal review; sketch plat and classification.

§ 188-28 Submission of preliminary plat.

§ 188-29 Submission of final plat.

§ 188-30 Plat design standards for subdivisions.

§ 188-31 Plat design standards for site plans.

Article IV Design and Performance Standards

§ 188-32 General.

§ 188-33 Access to nonresidential zones and uses.

§ 188-34 Accessory buildings.

§ 188-35 Apartments, townhouses and atrium houses.

§ 188-36 Bikeways.

§ 188-37 Blocks.

§ 188-38 Buffers and conservation easements.

§ 188-39 Building permits, site plan approvals and zoning variances outstanding.

§ 188-40 Cluster development.

§ 188-41 Corner lots.

§ 188-42 Curbs and gutters.

§ 188-43 Drainage, watercourses and flood hazard areas.

§ 188-44 Driveways and accessways.

§ 188-45 Easements.

§ 188-46 Environmental impact report; critical area calculations.

§ 188-47 Fences and walls.

§ 188-48 Fire protection.

§ 188-48.1 Radio signal enhancement.

§ 188-49 Flag lots.

§ 188-50 Floodplain regulations.

§ 188-51 Garages in residential zones.

§ 188-52 Grading and soil protection.

§ 188-53 Heliport and airports.

§ 188-54 Home occupations.

§ 188-55 Homeowners' association.

§ 188-56 Lakes.

§ 188-57 Lighting.

§ 188-58 Lots.

§ 188-59 Affordable housing rental regulations.

§ 188-60 Affirmative marketing plan.

§ 188-61 Affordable Housing Board.

§ 188-62 Affordable housing development fees.

§ 188-63 Monuments.

§ 188-64 Natural features.

§ 188-65 Nature and extent of land uses.

§ 188-66 Nonconforming uses, structures or lots.

§ 188-67 Off-site and off-tract improvements.

§ 188-68 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 188-69 Outdoor storage, including non-motor vehicles.

§ 188-70 Outdoor storage of inoperable vehicles.

§ 188-71 Storage of recyclable materials for multifamily housing developments.

§ 188-72 Performance standards.

§ 188-73 Planned developments.

§ 188-74 Multiple permitted principal uses and buildings per lot.

§ 188-75 Public utilities.

§ 188-76 Solar energy systems and small wind energy systems.

§ 188-77 Service stations.

§ 188-78 Freestanding restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

§ 188-79 Sewerage facilities.

§ 188-80 Shade trees.

§ 188-81 Sidewalks.

§ 188-82 Sight triangles.

§ 188-83 Sign design standards and criteria.

§ 188-84 Soil erosion and sediment control.

§ 188-85 Soil removal and redistribution.

§ 188-86 Stormwater runoff.

§ 188-87 Streetlighting.

§ 188-88 Street signs.

§ 188-89 Streets.

§ 188-90 Swimming pools.

§ 188-91 Temporary permits.

§ 188-92 Townhouses.

§ 188-93 Transfer of development credits.

§ 188-94 Water mains, culverts, storm sewers and sanitary sewers.

§ 188-95 Water supply.

§ 188-96 Yards.

Article V Districts and Standards

§ 188-97 Prohibited uses.

§ 188-98 RA, RS, R, R1, R2, CR, AH, RCA and PD Residential Districts.

§ 188-99 (Reserved)

§ 188-99.1 RC Retirement Community District.

§ 188-99.2 ARPDG Age Restricted Planned Development Gateway District.

§ 188-99.3 Agricultural District.

§ 188-99.4 MZ Mountain Conservation District.

§ 188-99.5 MVH Millstone Valley Historic District.

§ 188-99.6 OS-CL Open Space-Cultural Landscape District.

§ 188-99.7 ARW Amwell Road West District.

§ 188-100 C-1 Neighborhood Shopping Center District.

§ 188-101 OLC Office, Light Commercial Zone.

§ 188-102 P/R Professional/Retail Zone.

§ 188-103 O-2 Office District.

§ 188-104 HOO Home Occupation Office District.

§ 188-105 O-5 Office/Research District.

§ 188-106 I-1, I-2 and I-3 Light Industrial Districts.

§ 188-107 GI General Industrial District.

§ 188-107.1 LI Light Industrial District.

§ 188-107.2 TECD Transitional Economic Development District.

§ 188-108 M Mining and Q Quarry Districts.

§ 188-109 Historic Zones, historic sites and the Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 188-110 Planned development.

§ 188-111 Preservation of rights in prior approved planned unit developments; application of prior standards.

§ 188-112 Economic Development District.

§ 188-113 CDZ Corporate Development Zone.

§ 188-113.1 GA Gateway A District.

§ 188-113.2 GB Gateway B District.

§ 188-113.3 HS Highway Service District.

§ 188-113.4 GV Green Village District.

§ 188-113.5 TC Town Center District.

§ 188-113.6 GC Gateway C District.

Article VI Airport Hazard Areas

§ 188-114 Definitions.

§ 188-115 Purpose.

§ 188-116 General requirements; applicability.

§ 188-117 Delineation of airport hazard areas.

§ 188-118 Vertical development and obstruction standards.

§ 188-119 Permitted uses; prohibited uses.

§ 188-120 Variance of prohibited use or vertical development requirements; application fee.

§ 188-121 Violations and penalties; other remedies.

§ 188-122 Statutory authorization.

Article VII Affordable Housing

§ 188-123 Short title.

§ 188-124 Applicability and purpose.

§ 188-125 Definitions.

§ 188-126 Affordable Housing Board.

§ 188-127 Affordable housing administrator.

§ 188-128 Office of Social Services.

§ 188-129 Income limits and housing eligibility.

§ 188-130 Affordability controls.

§ 188-131 Affordable housing document for all affordable housing units.

§ 188-132 Provisions applicable to inclusionary developments only.

§ 188-133 Procedures for sale and rental of an affordable unit when no certified household is found; exempt sales.

§ 188-134 Recapture of affordable sales units.

§ 188-135 Obligations of occupants and notices of violations.

§ 188-136 Foreclosure.

§ 188-137 Affirmative marketing plan.

§ 188-138 Housing rehabilitation program.

§ 188-139 Development fees.

§ 188-139.1 Growth share affordable housing production.

§ 188-140 Power of Attorney.

§ 188-141 Violations and penalties.

§ 188-142 Service upon Affordable Housing Board.

§ 188-142.1 Right to waive.

§ 188-142.2 Severability.

Article VIII Wireless Telecommunications Equipment and Facilities

§ 188-143 Definitions.

§ 188-144 Purposes.

§ 188-145 Objectives.

§ 188-146 Conditional use.

§ 188-147 Maximum height.

§ 188-148 Location priorities.

§ 188-149 Area, setback and miscellaneous requirements.

§ 188-150 Overall comprehensive plan.

§ 188-151 Visual compatibility requirements and sound design standards.

§ 188-152 Design standards.

§ 188-153 Site plan submission and approval requirements.

§ 188-154 Antenna modifications.

§ 188-155 Collocation required.

§ 188-156 Application and escrow fees.

§ 188-157 Restoration provisions.

§ 188-158 Applicability.

§ 188-159 Other requirements.

Article IX Tree Preservation

§ 188-160 Purpose.

§ 188-161 Definitions.

§ 188-162 Applicability.

§ 188-163 Board approval required.

§ 188-164 Mitigation required.

§ 188-165 Pruning and removal of trees in utility easements.

§ 188-166 Penalty and enforcement.

Article X Architectural and Site Design Overlay Zone

§ 188-167 Introduction.

§ 188-168 Purposes.

§ 188-169 Definitions.

§ 188-170 Establishment of Architectural and Site Design Overlay Zone.

§ 188-171 Applicability.

§ 188-172 Waivers.

§ 188-173 (Reserved)

§ 188-174 Compliance.

§ 188-175 Standards and guidelines for site plans in the ASD Overlay Zone.