Township of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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Within the B Zone, no lot or structure shall be used, and no structure shall be erected or altered to be used, in whole or in part, unless it complies with Schedule I[1] and the following regulations:
Agricultural uses, as permitted in the R-1, R-2, R-3, R-5 and R-10 Zones.
[Amended 6-2-1997; 3-5-2002]
Retail sales and consumer services conducted within fully enclosed buildings.
Restaurants, but only where food is sold primarily for consumption on the premises for patrons seated within an enclosed building; taverns.
Business and professional offices, including banks and telephone exchanges.
Funeral homes.
Theaters, except drive-in; clubs and lodges.
Commercial recreation buildings such as bowling alleys and tennis centers.
Veterinary hospitals.
Customary accessory uses and structures which are clearly incidental to the principal structure or use.[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection J, regarding motor vehicle sales, service and repair facilities, was repealed 5-18-2004. This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsections K and L as Subsections J and K, respectively.
Kennels on lots of not less than five acres.
Not exceeding one dwelling unit in each principal building, with each dwelling unit being no larger than 1/3 of the floor area of the building in which it is located or 800 square feet, whichever is less.
Editor's Note: Schedule I is included at the end of this chapter.
The following uses are permitted in the B Zone as conditional uses, subject to Planning Board or Zoning Board of Adjustment approval and the standards specified in Article 50.
Nursery or day schools on lots of not less than five acres.
Hospitals on lots of not less than 15 acres and nursing homes on lots of not less than 10 acres.
Community buildings, clubs, social halls, recreational and athletic clubs and facilities and similar uses on lots of not less than five acres.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection D, regarding motor vehicle filling stations and garages, was repealed 5-18-2004. This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsections E and F as Subsections D and E, respectively.
Public utility uses necessary and convenient for the satisfactory provision of service by the utility to the neighborhood or area in which the particular use is to be located. No service or storage yards shall be permitted as conditional uses under this subsection.
Cemeteries, subject to the terms and conditions of Article 42.
[Added 12-19-1989 by Ord. No. 2:19H-89]