Township of Upper Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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The purpose of this district is to provide retail shopping and service facilities that serve the needs of all residents of the Township in locations along collector streets in the Township that provide access from all areas of the community and minimize traffic impacts of larger-scale commercial developments on local streets.
In the C-2 Community Shopping District, only the following uses are authorized:
Permitted uses.
Principal uses.
Antiques, interior decorating.
Apparel and accessories store.
Appliance store.
Art, book, stationery store.
Automobile service station.
Bakery, commercial.
Bar or tavern.
Beverage distributor.
Business or professional offices.
Business services.
Candy or ice cream store.
Card and gift shop.
Catering service, including rental hall.
Commercial greenhouse.
Commercial school.
Communications antenna mounted on an existing building or on an existing public utility storage or transmission structure, subject to § 350-106.
Convenience store.
Day-care center.
Dry-cleaning pickup store.
Educational studio.
Essential services.
Financial institution.
Florist shop.
Food store.
Forestry, subject to § 350-104.
General merchandise store.
Health club.
Hobby shop.
Home furnishing store.
Indoor entertainment.
Liquor store.
Medical offices.
Motel or hotel.
Oil and gas well operations, subject to § 350-107.
Passive recreation.
Personal services.
Pet services.
Places of assembly.
Private club.
Public utility building or structure.
Restaurant, carry-out.
Restaurant, fast-food.
Restaurant, sit-down.
Vehicle accessories sales and installation.
Vehicle rental, sales and service.
Video store, excluding adult video store.
Accessory uses.
Drive-through facilities, subject to § 350-100.
Fences, subject to § 350-97.
No-impact home-based business or home occupation in a dwelling that is a nonconforming use.
Off-street parking and loading, subject to Article XVII.
Signs, subject to Article XVIII.
Temporary construction trailer or sales office, subject to § 350-101.
Other 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.
Conditional uses.
Principal uses.
Active recreation, low-impact, subject to § 350-93A(1).
Fire and emergency medical services, subject to § 350-93A(19).
Nursing home, subject to § 350-93A(25).
Personal-care boarding home, subject to § 350-93A(22).
Planned shopping center, subject to § 350-93A(33).
Transitional dwelling, subject to § 350-93A(22).
Accessory uses: none.
Uses by special exception.
Principal uses.
Apartment above office or retail, subject to § 350-93A(4).
Car wash, subject to § 350-93A(9).
Comparable uses not specifically listed, subject to § 350-93A(14).
Funeral home, subject to § 350-93A(20).
Medical clinic, subject to § 350-93A(25).
Temporary use or structure, other than a temporary construction trailer, model home or sales office, subject to § 350-93A(39).
Veterinary clinic, subject to § 350-93A(42).
Accessory uses.
Crematorium accessory to a funeral home, subject to § 350-93A(20).
In the C-2 Community Shopping 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 XV.
Minimum lot area:
Planned shopping center site: five acres.
Individual lot: one acre.
Minimum lot width: 100 feet.
Maximum lot coverage: 40%.
Minimum front yard: 50 feet.
Minimum rear yard:
All principal and accessory structures:
Adjoining any R-A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 District: 50 feet.
Adjoining all other districts: 30 feet.
Minimum side yard:
All principal and accessory structures:
Adjoining any R-A, R-1, R-2 or R-3 District: 50 feet.
Adjoining all other districts: 20 feet.
Minimum distance between buildings (where two or more buildings are on the same lot): 20 feet.
Special yard requirements: See § 350-97.
Permitted projections into required yards: See § 350-98.
Maximum height:
All principal structures: three stories, but no more than 45 feet.
All accessory structures: one story, but no more than 20 feet.
Height exceptions: See § 350-99.
See Article XVII.
See Article XVIII.
See § 350-96.
See § 350-103.