Township of Middlesex, PA
Butler County
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§ 175-54
Purpose. 

§ 175-55
Authorized uses. 

§ 175-56
Area and bulk regulations. 

§ 175-57
Parking and loading. 

§ 175-58
Signs. 

§ 175-59
Performance standards. 

§ 175-60
Storage. 

§ 175-61
Screening and landscaping. 

§ 175-62
Vehicular accesses 

§ 175-63
Steep slope controls 

§ 175-54 Purpose.

The purpose of this district is to provide for light industrial uses in appropriate locations adjacent to the regional transportation network consistent with sound planning and environmental controls.

§ 175-55 Authorized uses.

In the I-1 Restricted Industrial District, the following uses are authorized:

A. 

Permitted uses.

(1) 

Principal uses.

(a) 

Business and professional offices.

(b) 

Freight and truck terminals.

(c) 

Laundry and dry cleaning plants.

(d) 

Manufacturing, as defined herein.

(e) 

Mini-warehouses.

(f) 

Printing or publishing plants.

(g) 

Research and development, including pilot manufacturing.

(h) 

Warehousing and distribution.

(i) 

Wholesaling.

(j) 

Public utilities, except buildings.

(2) 

Accessory uses.

(a) 

Signs, subject to Article XIV.

(b) 

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

(c) 

Employee cafeteria or dining room.

(d) 

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

(e) 

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) 

Billboards, subject to § 175-98.

(b) 

Collection and recycling facility, subject to § 175-103.

(c) 

Flex space, subject to § 175-109.

(d) 

Junkyard, subject to § 175-115.

(e) 

Planned industrial park, subject to § 175-123.

(f) 

Public utility buildings, subject to § 175-127.

(g) 

Resource recovery facility, subject to § 175-118.

(h) 

Supply yard, subject to § 175-128.

(i) 

Vehicular and heavy equipment repair garage, subject to § 175-130.

(2) 

Accessory uses.

(a) 

Private use helipad in an industrial park, subject to § 175-125.

C. 

Uses by special exception.

(1) 

Principal uses.

(a) 

Adult business, subject to § 175-96.

(b) 

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

(c) 

Hazardous waste, transportation, disposal, treatment or storage facility, subject to § 175-112.

(d) 

Landfill, subject to § 175-118.

(e) 

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

§ 175-56 Area and bulk regulations.

In the I-1 Restricted Industrial 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: 50%.

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) 

Adjoining AG or R District: 100 feet.

(2) 

All others: 75 feet.

F. 

Minimum side yard:

(1) 

Adjoining AG or R District: 50 feet.

(2) 

All others: 35 feet.

G. 

Minimum distance between buildings: 20 feet (where there is more than one building on a lot).

H. 

Special yard requirements: See § 175-142.

I. 

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

J. 

Maximum height:

(1) 

All principal structures: 50 feet and three stories.

(2) 

All accessory structures: 30 feet and one story.

K. 

Height exceptions: See § 175-144.

§ 175-57 Parking and loading.

See Article XIII.

§ 175-58 Signs.

See Article XIV.

§ 175-59 Performance standards.

See § 175-139.

§ 175-60 Storage.

See § 175-149.

§ 175-61 Screening and landscaping.

See § 175-140.

§ 175-62 Vehicular accesses

See § 175-150.

§ 175-63 Steep slope controls

See § 175-141.