City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[An Overview to using this title is included as an attachment to this title.]
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020[1]]
A new zoning chapter a) dividing the City of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, into zoning districts with varying regulations; b) permitting, prohibiting and regulating the uses of land, watercourses and other bodies of water, the size, height, bulk, location, erection, construction, expansion, razing, removal and use of structures, the areas and dimensions of land and water to be occupied by uses and structures, as well as open areas to be left unoccupied; c) establishing the maximum density and intensity of uses; d) providing for the administration and enforcement of this title in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC),[2] as amended, including provisions for special exception uses and variances to be administered by a Zoning Hearing Board; and e) establishing provisions for the protection of certain natural features.
[1]
Editor's Note: This title repealed former Part 13, Title One, Zoning Ordinance, passed 10-27-1986 by Ord. No. 27-1986, 87, as amended.
[2]
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020]
This title shall be known and be cited as the "City of Lebanon Zoning Ordinance of 2020."
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020]
It is hereby declared to be the legislative intent that if a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provisions of this title to be invalid or ineffective in whole or in part, the effect of such decision shall be limited to those provisions which are expressly stated in the decision to be invalid or ineffective, and all other provisions of this title shall continue to be separately and fully effective. The City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this title and each section or part thereof, other than any part declared invalid, if it had advance knowledge that any part would be declared invalid. If the entire title should be declared invalid, then the City of Lebanon zoning ordinance that was in effect immediately prior to the enactment of this new title shall automatically be reinstated as the zoning ordinance for the City of Lebanon.
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020]
Allegations that this title or any amendment was enacted in a procedurally defective manner shall be appealed as provided in state law.
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020]
The preexisting City of Lebanon zoning ordinance, as amended, is hereby repealed, in addition to the repeal of any other subsections of City ordinances or resolutions or parts thereof that were adopted prior to this title that are clearly in direct conflict with this title.
[Ord. No. 1-2020, 21, passed 6-22-2020]
Under the authority conferred by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, as amended, the City Council of the City of Lebanon hereby enacts and ordains into an ordinance the attached document this date of June 22, 2020. This title shall become effective on June 22, 2020.