Township of Mount Pleasant, PA
Washington County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Mount Pleasant Township 10-25-2006 by Ord. No. 105. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 78.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 97.
Gas and oil wells — See Ch. 104.
Junkyards — See Ch. 125.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 178.
200a App A Illus of Clear Sight Tri 200b App B Buffer Areas
Article I Basic Provisions

§ 200-1 Title.

§ 200-2 Effective date.

§ 200-3 Authority.

§ 200-4 Interpretation.

§ 200-5 Community development objectives.

§ 200-6 Compliance.

§ 200-7 Severability.

Article II Definitions

§ 200-8 General interpretations.

§ 200-9 Terms defined.

Article III District Regulations

§ 200-10 Zoning District Map.

§ 200-11 Zoning districts.

§ 200-12 District boundaries.

§ 200-13 General district regulations.

Article IV A-1 Agricultural District

§ 200-14 Purpose.

§ 200-15 Authorized uses.

§ 200-16 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-17 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-18 Signs.

§ 200-19 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-20 Storage.

Article V R-1 Rural Residential District

§ 200-21 Purpose.

§ 200-22 Authorized uses.

§ 200-23 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-24 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-25 Signs.

§ 200-26 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-27 Storage.

Article VI R-2 Suburban Residential District

§ 200-28 Purpose.

§ 200-29 Authorized uses.

§ 200-30 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-31 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-32 Signs.

§ 200-33 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-34 Storage.

Article VII R-3 Neighborhood Residential District

§ 200-35 Purpose.

§ 200-36 Authorized uses.

§ 200-37 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-38 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-39 Signs.

§ 200-40 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-41 Storage.

Article VIII R-4 Neighborhood Core District

§ 200-42 Purpose.

§ 200-43 Authorized uses.

§ 200-44 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-45 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-46 Signs.

§ 200-47 Performance standards.

§ 200-48 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-49 Storage.

Article IX B-1 Highway Commercial District

§ 200-50 Purpose.

§ 200-51 Authorized uses.

§ 200-52 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-53 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-54 Signs.

§ 200-55 Performance standards.

§ 200-56 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-57 Storage.

Article X M-1 Light Industrial District

§ 200-58 Purpose.

§ 200-59 Authorized uses.

§ 200-60 Area and bulk regulations.

§ 200-61 Off-street parking and loading.

§ 200-62 Signs.

§ 200-63 Performance standards.

§ 200-64 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-65 Storage.

Article XI Planned Residential Development

§ 200-66 Purpose.

§ 200-67 Applicability and relationship to other ordinances.

§ 200-68 Site ownership.

§ 200-69 Site area, use and density requirements.

§ 200-70 Setbacks and lot areas.

§ 200-71 Access and availability of public services.

§ 200-72 Administration and procedure.

§ 200-73 Criteria for tentative approval.

§ 200-74 Application for final approval.

§ 200-75 Common open space.

Article XII Express Standards and Criteria for Certain Permitted, Conditional and Uses by Special Exception

§ 200-76 Applicability.

§ 200-77 Procedure for approval.

§ 200-78 General standards.

§ 200-79 Standards for specific uses.

§ 200-80 Adult businesses.

§ 200-81 Animal hospitals.

§ 200-82 Bed-and-breakfasts.

§ 200-83 Billboards.

§ 200-84 Cemeteries.

§ 200-85 Churches and schools.

§ 200-86 Commercial recreation.

§ 200-87 Communications antennas mounted on existing buildings or public utility storage or transmission structures.

§ 200-88 Communications towers.

§ 200-89 Comparable uses not specifically listed.

§ 200-90 Crematoriums.

§ 200-91 Day-care centers or preschool facilities.

§ 200-92 Educational studios.

§ 200-93 Family day-care homes.

§ 200-94 Golf courses; golf or country clubs.

§ 200-95 Group care facilities; personal care boarding homes; transitional dwellings.

§ 200-96 Home occupations.

§ 200-97 Hospitals, clinics or nursing homes.

§ 200-98 Junkyards.

§ 200-99 Kennels.

§ 200-100 Landfills.

§ 200-101 Mine portals, ventilating shafts, bore holes, tipples, cleaning plants and mine waste disposal areas.

§ 200-102 Mineral extraction.

§ 200-103 Mobile home parks.

§ 200-103.1 Oil and gas compressor stations.

§ 200-103.2 Oil and gas metering stations/aboveground gathering facilities.

§ 200-103.3 Oil and gas pipelines.

§ 200-103.4 Oil and gas processing facilities.

§ 200-103.5 Oil and gas wells.

§ 200-104 Private clubs.

§ 200-105 Public parking lots or public parking garages.

§ 200-106 Public recreation; noncommercial recreation.

§ 200-107 Public utility installations.

§ 200-108 Retirement communities.

§ 200-109 Single-family dwellings.

§ 200-110 Slaughterhouses.

§ 200-111 Specialty retail; food stores.

§ 200-112 Sportsmen's clubs.

§ 200-113 Temporary uses or structures, other than a construction trailers, model homes or sales offices.

§ 200-114 Tourism.

§ 200-115 Wind energy systems, small.

§ 200-116 Wind farms.

Article XIII Supplemental Regulations

§ 200-117 Applicability.

§ 200-118 Performance standards.

§ 200-119 Screening and landscaping.

§ 200-120 Special yard requirements.

§ 200-121 Permitted projections into required yards.

§ 200-122 Height exceptions.

§ 200-123 Drive-through facilities.

§ 200-124 Temporary construction trailers, model homes or sales offices.

§ 200-125 Agriculture.

§ 200-126 Storage.

§ 200-127 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance.

§ 200-128 Mobile homes on individual lots.

§ 200-129 On-site sales accessory to farm and greenhouses.

§ 200-130 No-impact home-based business.

§ 200-131 Forestry.

§ 200-132 (Reserved)

§ 200-133 Seasonal residence.

§ 200-134 Agribusiness.

Article XIV Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 200-135 Applicability.

§ 200-136 Off-street parking design.

§ 200-137 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 200-138 Off-street loading.

Article XV Signs

§ 200-139 Applicability.

§ 200-140 Types and classes.

§ 200-141 General regulations.

§ 200-142 Signs authorized in all zoning districts.

§ 200-143 Signs authorized in agricultural and residential zoning districts.

§ 200-144 Signs authorized in business districts.

§ 200-145 Billboards.

Article XVI Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots

§ 200-146 Applicability.

§ 200-147 Nonconforming uses.

§ 200-148 Nonconforming structures.

§ 200-149 Nonconforming lots.

§ 200-150 Registration of nonconformity.

Article XVII Zoning Hearing Board

§ 200-151 Membership.

§ 200-152 Alternate members.

§ 200-153 Jurisdiction.

§ 200-154 Variances.

§ 200-155 Uses by special exception.

§ 200-156 Notice and conduct of hearings.

§ 200-157 Failure to render a decision.

§ 200-158 Mediation option.

§ 200-159 Fees and expenditures.

§ 200-160 Time limitations.

§ 200-161 Stay of proceedings.

§ 200-162 Appeals.

Article XVIII Administration and Enforcement

§ 200-163 Zoning Officer powers and duties.

§ 200-164 Enforcement; violations and penalties.

§ 200-165 Zoning certificate required.

§ 200-166 Application requirements for zoning certificate.

§ 200-167 Certificate of occupancy required.

§ 200-168 Planning Commission.

§ 200-169 Procedure for amendments.

§ 200-170 Fees.

§ 200-171 Landowner curative amendments.