Township of Middlesex, PA
Butler County
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§ 175-34
Purpose. 

§ 175-35
Authorized uses. 

§ 175-36
Area and bulk regulations. 

§ 175-37
Parking and loading. 

§ 175-38
Signs. 

§ 175-39
Performance standards. 

§ 175-40
Storage. 

§ 175-41
Screening and landscaping. 

§ 175-42
Vehicular access. 

§ 175-43
Steep slope controls. 

The purpose of this district is to provide retail shopping and service facilities to serve immediate household needs which are of a limited type and size appropriate to smaller properties, which do not generate large amounts of traffic and which do not adversely impact neighboring residential uses.

In the C-1 Neighborhood Commercial District, the following uses are authorized:

A. 

Permitted uses.

(1) 

Principal uses.

(a) 

Bakery, candy, confectionery, ice cream or pastry retail sales, including food processing of products sold on the premises and excluding food processing of products for delivery elsewhere.

(b) 

Card and gift shop.

(c) 

Coin-operated laundry.

(d) 

Convenience store.

(e) 

Day-care enter.

(f) 

Dry cleaning pickup store.

(g) 

Financial institution.

(h) 

Florist shop, excluding greenhouse.

(i) 

Food store.

(j) 

Fruit and vegetable stand.

(k) 

Newsstand, excluding adult bookstore.

(l) 

Personal services.

(m) 

Pharmacy.

(n) 

Professional and business offices.

(o) 

Video store, excluding adult video store.

(p) 

Public utilities, except buildings.

(2) 

Accessory uses.

(a) 

Signs, subject to Article XIV.

(b) 

Off-street parking and loading, subject to Article XIII.

(c) 

Construction trailer or temporary dwelling, subject to § 175-147.

(d) 

Accessory uses customarily incidental to and on the same lot with any permitted use, conditional use or use by special exception authorized in this district.

B. 

Conditional uses.

(1) 

Principal uses.

(a) 

Drive-in facilities, subject to § 175-108.

(b) 

Public utility buildings, subject to § 175-127.

C. 

Uses by special exception.

(1) 

Principal uses.

(a) 

Group care facility or transitional dwelling, subject to § 175-111.

(b) 

Clinics, subject to § 175-102.

(c) 

Places of worship, subject to § 175-101.

(d) 

Comparable uses not specifically listed, subject to § 175-105.

(e) 

Day-care center, subject to § 175-107.

(f) 

Temporary use or structure, other than a construction trailer or temporary dwelling, subject to § 175-129.

(2) 

Accessory uses.

(a) 

Home occupation in a single-family dwelling which is a nonconforming use, subject to § 175-113.

In the C-1 Neighborhood Commercial District, all uses shall be subject to the following regulations, except as they may be modified by the express standards and criteria for the specific conditional uses and uses by special exception contained in Article XI.

A. 

Minimum lot size: one acre (43,560 square feet).

B. 

Minimum lot width: 150 feet.

C. 

Maximum lot coverage: 30%.

D. 

Minimum front yard: 75 feet from front lot line or 100 feet from street center line, whichever is greater

E. 

Minimum rear yard:

(1) 

All principal structures: 75 feet.

(2) 

All accessory structures: 10 feet.

F. 

Minimum side yard:

(1) 

Principal structures.

(a) 

Adjoining AG or R District: 40 feet.

(b) 

All Others: 20 feet each side.

(2) 

Accessory structure: 10 feet.

G. 

Special yard requirements: See § 175-142.

H. 

Permitted projections into required yards: See § 175-143.

I. 

Maximum height:

(1) 

All principal structures: 35 feet and two stories.

(2) 

All accessory structures: 15 feet and one story.

J. 

Height exceptions: See § 175-144.

See Article XIII.

See Article XIV.

See § 175-139.

See § 175-149.

See § 175-140.

See § 175-150.

See § 175-141.