Township of East Fallowfield, PA
Chester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 27-101 Short Title.

§ 27-102 Scope.

§ 27-103 Purpose.

§ 27-104 Community Development Objectives.

§ 27-105 Interpretation.

Part 2 DEFINITIONS

§ 27-201 Definitions.

Part 3 ESTABLISHMENT OF DISTRICTS

§ 27-301 Establishment of Districts.

§ 27-302 Classification of Zones.

§ 27-303 Zoning Map.

§ 27-304 District Boundary Lines.

Part 4 RA RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

§ 27-401 Authority and Purpose.

§ 27-402 Use Regulations.

§ 27-403 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-404 Nonagricultural Dwelling or Use Notice.

§ 27-405 Additional Standards.

Part 5 R-1 LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-501 Purpose.

§ 27-502 Use Regulations.

§ 27-503 Lot and Yard Requirements.

§ 27-504 Additional Standards.

Part 6 R-2 MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-601 Purpose.

§ 27-602 Use Regulations.

§ 27-603 Lot and Yard Requirements.

§ 27-604 Additional Standards.

Part 7 R-3 HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-701 Purpose.

§ 27-702 Use Regulations.

§ 27-703 Lot and Yard Requirements.

§ 27-704 Additional Standards.

Part 8 PF PUBLIC FACILITIES DISTRICT

§ 27-801 Purpose.

§ 27-802 Use Regulations.

§ 27-803 Lot, Yard, and Coverage Requirements.

§ 27-804 Additional Standards.

Part 9 MH MOBILE HOME PARK DISTRICT

§ 27-901 Purpose.

§ 27-902 Use Standards.

§ 27-903 Density and Lot Standards.

§ 27-904 Improvement Standards.

§ 27-905 Permits.

§ 27-906 Flood Hazard District Standards.

§ 27-907 Single-Family Dwellings Within a Mobile Home Park.

Part 10 VC VILLAGE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-1001 Purpose.

§ 27-1002 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1003 Lot, Yard, and Coverage Requirements.

§ 27-1004 Village Design Standards.

Part 11 O-I OFFICE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

§ 27-1101 Purpose.

§ 27-1102 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1103 Lot, Yard, and Coverage Requirements.

§ 27-1104 Additional Standards.

Part 12 MU MULTI-USE DISTRICT

§ 27-1201 Purpose.

§ 27-1202 Use Regulations.

§ 27-1203 Lot, Yard, and Coverage Requirements.

§ 27-1204 Additional Standards.

Part 13 OPEN SPACE DESIGN OPTION

§ 27-1301 Purpose.

§ 27-1302 Conditions of Eligibility.

§ 27-1303 General Regulations.

§ 27-1304 Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 27-1305 Conservation and Development Design Standards.

Part 14 NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION STANDARDS

§ 27-1401 Purpose.

§ 27-1402 Protection Standards.

§ 27-1403 Application of Natural Resource Protection Standards.

Part 15 FLOOD HAZARD DISTRICT

§ 27-1501 General Provisions.

§ 27-1502 Administration.

§ 27-1503 Identification of Floodplain Areas.

§ 27-1504 Use and Technical Provisions for the Flood Hazard District.

§ 27-1505 Prohibited Uses.

§ 27-1506 Nonconforming Uses and Existing Structures in the Flood Hazard District.

§ 27-1507 Special Exceptions.

§ 27-1508 Variances.

§ 27-1509 Definitions.

Part 16 SIGN REGULATIONS

§ 27-1601 Applicability.

§ 27-1602 General Sign Regulations.

§ 27-1603 Exempt Signs.

§ 27-1604 Prohibited Signs.

§ 27-1605 Temporary Sign Regulations.

§ 27-1606 Signs in Residential Districts: RA Rural Agricultural, R-2 Low Density Residential, R-2 Medium Density Residential, R-3 High Density Residential, MHP Mobile Home Park.

§ 27-1607 Signs in Commercial and Office/Industrial Districts: PF Public Facilities, MU Multi-use, O-I Office Industrial.

§ 27-1608 Construction and Maintenance.

§ 27-1609 Removal of Unsafe, Unlawful, or Abandoned Signs.

§ 27-1610 Permits and Applications.

§ 27-1611 Nonconforming Signs.

Part 17 SUPPLEMENTAL LAND USE PROVISIONS

§ 27-1701 Common Regulations.

§ 27-1702 Accessory Uses.

§ 27-1703 Agricultural Uses.

§ 27-1704 Automotive Service Station.

§ 27-1705 Bed and Breakfast Facility.

§ 27-1706 Campground.

§ 27-1707 Cemeteries.

§ 27-1708 Church and Religious Institutions.

§ 27-1709 Commercial Greenhouses.

§ 27-1710 Convenience Store.

§ 27-1711 Day Care Center.

§ 27-1712 Home Occupations.

§ 27-1713 Hospitals or Medical Centers.

§ 27-1714 Hunt Club, Hunting Lodge, or Shooting Range.

§ 27-1715 Junkyard or Salvage Yard.

§ 27-1716 Kennel.

§ 27-1717 Lot Averaging.

§ 27-1718 Mini-Warehouse or Self-Storage.

§ 27-1719 Nursing Home, Life Care Facility, or Retirement Community.

§ 27-1720 Outdoor Storage of Man-Made Materials.

§ 27-1721 Recreational Facilities.

§ 27-1722 Recycling Center.

§ 27-1723 Residential Conversion.

§ 27-1724 Restaurants and Drinking Establishments.

§ 27-1725 Retail Stores Having More Than 5,000, But Less Than 20,000 Square Feet of Floor Area.

§ 27-1726 Riding Academy and Stables.

§ 27-1727 Rooming House.

§ 27-1728 Sanitary Landfill.

§ 27-1729 School or Education Facility.

§ 27-1730 Secondary Farm Business.

§ 27-1731 Shopping Center or Major Commercial Use.

§ 27-1732 Two-Family, Townhouse, and Multifamily Development.

§ 27-1733 Wireless Communications Facilities.

§ 27-1734 Open Space Design Option Residential Subdivision.

Part 18 COMMON REGULATIONS

§ 27-1801 Applicability.

§ 27-1802 Area and Bulk Exceptions.

§ 27-1803 Projections Into Required Yards.

§ 27-1804 Vehicular Access and Traffic Control.

§ 27-1805 Interior Circulation for Multifamily, Industrial and Commercial Uses.

§ 27-1806 Off-Street Parking.

§ 27-1807 Loading and Unloading.

§ 27-1808 Landscaping, Buffering, and Screening.

§ 27-1809 Lighting.

§ 27-1810 Performance Standards.

§ 27-1811 Fences, Hedges, and Walls.

§ 27-1812 Restricted Open Space and Facilities.

§ 27-1813 Stripping of Top Soil and Sod.

§ 27-1814 Environmental Impact Assessment.

Part 19 CONDITIONAL USE REGULATIONS

§ 27-1901 Purpose.

§ 27-1902 Conditional Use Procedure.

§ 27-1903 General Standards and Criteria.

§ 27-1904 Specific Standards.

Part 20 NONCONFORMING USES

§ 27-2001 Application of Regulations.

§ 27-2002 Continuation.

§ 27-2003 Nonconforming Uses.

§ 27-2004 Nonconforming Buildings and Structures.

§ 27-2005 Nonconforming Lots.

§ 27-2006 Nonconforming Signs.

§ 27-2007 Nonconforming Uses and Structures in the Flood Hazard District.

Part 21 ADMINISTRATION

§ 27-2101 Applicability, Administration, and Enforcement.

§ 27-2102 General Permit Requirements.

§ 27-2103 Types of Permits.

§ 27-2104 Liability.

§ 27-2105 Exemption.

Part 22 ZONING HEARING BOARD

§ 27-2201 Establishment and Membership.

§ 27-2202 Organization.

§ 27-2203 Applications for Hearings.

§ 27-2204 Notice of Hearings.

§ 27-2205 Expenditures for Services; Fees.

§ 27-2206 Hearings.

§ 27-2207 Jurisdiction and Functions.

§ 27-2208 Expiration of Special Exception and Variance.

§ 27-2209 Parties Appellant Before the Board.

§ 27-2210 Time Limitations.

§ 27-2211 Stay of Proceedings.

§ 27-2212 Appeals.

Part 23 AMENDMENTS

§ 27-2301 Power of Amendment.

§ 27-2302 Landowner's Petition.

§ 27-2303 Planning Commission Referral.

§ 27-2304 Curative Amendment Procedures.

§ 27-2305 Hearings.

§ 27-2306 Decisions of the Board of Supervisors.

Part 24 HISTORIC PRESERVATION

§ 27-2401 Intended Purposes.

§ 27-2402 General Provisions.

§ 27-2403 Historic Resources Map.

§ 27-2404 East Fallowfield Historical Commission.

§ 27-2405 Demolition or Removal of Historic Resources.

§ 27-2406 Modification to Area and Bulk Regulations; Bonuses.

§ 27-2407 Review of Application.

§ 27-2408 Review of Proposed Signs.

§ 27-2409 Integrity of Cultural Landscape or Historic Setting.

§ 27-2410 Landscaping and Buffering.

§ 27-2411 Standards for Rehabilitation.

§ 27-2412 Historic Resource Impact Study.

§ 27-2413 Certified Historic Districts.

Part 25 AIRPORT DISTRICT OVERLAY

§ 27-2501 Purpose.

§ 27-2502 Relation to Other Zoning Districts.

§ 27-2503 Definitions.

§ 27-2504 Establishment of Airport Zones.

§ 27-2505 Permit Application.

§ 27-2506 Variances.

§ 27-2507 Use Restrictions.

§ 27-2508 Preexisting Nonconforming Uses.

§ 27-2509 Obstruction Marking and Lighting.

§ 27-2510 Violations and Penalties.

§ 27-2511 Conflicting Regulations.

§ 27-2512 Severability.