Township of Rostraver, PA
Westmoreland County
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[Amended 3-22-1996 by Ord. No. 312; 8-5-1998 by Ord. No. 386; 8-6-2008 by Ord. No. 575; 2-4-2009 by Ord. No. 584]
For the purpose of applying the provisions of this chapter, the Township of Rostraver is hereby classified and divided into the following zoning districts:
A-1 Agricultural District
VR Village Residential District
[Added 8-7-2019 by Ord. No. 715]
R-1 Single-Family Residential District
R-2 Suburban Residential District
R-3 Multiple-Family Residential District
B-1 Special Business District
B-2 Retail Business District
MU Mixed Use District
I-1 Light Industrial District
I-2 Heavy Industrial District
I-3 Mixed Industrial - Services District
The location of the boundaries of the established zoning districts are shown on the Zoning Map adopted by the Board of Commissioners, on file in the office of the Township Secretary. Said Zoning Map, together with amendments and all explanatory matter thereon, shall be deemed to accompany, be and is hereby made a part of this chapter.[1]
Editor's Note: Said map is on file in the Township offices.
District boundaries shall be determined as follows:
Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following the center lines of streets, highways, street lines, highway right-of-way lines or streams, such center lines shall be construed to be such boundaries.
Where district boundaries are indicated as approximately following lot lines, such lot lines shall be construed to be such boundaries.
Where district boundaries approximately follow a railroad, such boundaries shall be deemed to be located in the center of such railroad right-of-way.
Where the boundary of a district follows a stream or other body of water abutting another municipality, the boundary shall be deemed to be the limits of jurisdiction of the Township unless otherwise indicated.
Where streets, property lines or other physical boundaries and delineations are not applicable, boundaries shall be determined by the scale shown on the original Zoning Map on file in the office of the Township Secretary.
Where physical or cultural features existing on the ground are at variance with those shown on the Zoning Map or in other circumstances not covered in this § 195-9, the Zoning Hearing Board shall interpret the district boundary.
When a district boundary line divides a lot held in single and separate ownership at the effective date of this chapter, the regulations which apply to the use in a less restricted district shall extend over the portion of the lot in the more restricted district a distance of not more than 100 feet beyond the district boundary line.