[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Upper Moreland Township 2-7-1983 by Ord. No. 1013 (Title 3, Ch. 5, of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The regulations herein are adopted for the following purposes:
To assure site is suitable for building purposes and human habitation.
To assist the orderly, efficient, integrated and harmonious development of the Township in order to provide the highest quality environment obtainable.
To provide adequate open spaces for traffic, recreation, light, water, and air and for proper distribution of population, thereby creating conditions favorable to the health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the citizens of the Township.
To ensure conformance with site design regulations and with public improvement plans of the Township and coordination of intermunicipal public improvement plans and programs which include counties and state.
To secure equitable handling of all building plans and site plans by providing uniform procedures and design standards, plan requirements, processing procedures, improvement construction, and conditions of acceptance of public improvements by the Township.
The floodplain regulations to be followed shall be in addition to that set forth in the Zoning Code; they are presented in Chapter 156, Floodplain Development Regulation.