City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
(a) 
Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words shall, for the purpose of this Zoning Code, have the meanings herein indicated.
(b) 
Words used in the present tense include the future tense. The singular includes the plural.
(c) 
The word "person" includes a firm, association, organization, partnership, trust, company or corporation as well as an individual.
(d) 
The word "lot" includes the words "plot" or "parcel".
(e) 
The term "shall" is always mandatory, the word "may" is permissive.
(f) 
The words "used" or "occupied" as applied to any land or building shall be construed to include the words "intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied".
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Accessory building, structure or use" means a building, structure or use or portion of a building, structure or use customarily incidental or subordinate to the principal building, structure or use and located on the same lot with such building, structure or use, providing such building or structure does not exceed 16 feet in height.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Alteration of building" means any change in supporting members or in exit facilities of a building except such change as may be required for its safety; any enlargement to a building; any change in use from one zone classification to another; or removal of a building from one location to another.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Automotive service station" means a structure, building or area of land or any portion thereof that is used primarily for the sale of gasoline or other motor vehicle fuel which may or may not include facilities for lubricating, washing, selling of accessories, and otherwise servicing motor vehicles, including minor repairs, but not including body or paint shops. Any business or industry dispensing gasoline solely for its own use and vehicles shall not be deemed to be a gasoline service station.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Basement" means a portion of the building partly underground which has more than 1/2 of its height measured from finished floor to finished ceiling above the average grade of the adjoining ground; and not deemed a story unless the ceiling is six feet or more above the grade.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Building" means any structure having a roof supported by columns or walls and intended for the shelter, housing or enclosure of persons, animals or chattels.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Building, detached" means a building surrounded by open space which has no supporting wall in common with any other structure adjoining that lot or building.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Building line" means the line established by this Zoning Ordinance beyond which a building shall not extend, except as specifically provided by the Ordinance.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Building, semi-detached" means a building which has one wall in common with an adjacent building.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Carport" means an attached or detached building with a roof supported by posts or columns but in any case not to be wholly enclosed and not intended to increase the habitable space of the building.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Cellar" means a story partly below the finished grade having at least 1/2 of its height below grade. A cellar shall not be considered a story in determining the permissible number of stories.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Coverage" means the percentage of the plot or lot area covered by structure under roof.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Customary household pets" means such pets which are normally found within the home such as dogs, cats, hamsters and birds.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Church" means a building or group of buildings including customary accessory buildings designed or intended for public worship. For the purpose of this Zoning Ordinance, the word church shall include: chapels, cathedrals, temples and similar designations as well as parish houses, convents and such accessory uses.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Clubhouse" means a building to house a club or social organization not conducted for private profit and which is not an adjunct to or operated by or in connection with a public tavern, cafe or other public place.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Commercial vehicle" means any motor vehicle which is required by law to bear any license plate other than that issued for passenger car use. Also, any motor vehicle which by reason of a characteristic coloring, or marking exceeding one square foot in area, is identified or commonly associated with any business, industry or public agency shall be considered a commercial vehicle within the terms of this Zoning Ordinance. A passenger car used in business by a resident shall not be considered a commercial vehicle if it does not conflict with the above definition thereof.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Day care" means care given for part of the twenty-four-hour-day to children or adults away from their normal place of residence, but does not include child day care furnished in places of worship during religious services.
(a) 
"Day care center" means any premises operated for profit in which day care is provided simultaneously for seven or more persons who are not relatives of the operator.
(b) 
"Relative" means parent, guardian, child, stepparent, stepchild, grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister, half brother, half sister, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.
[Ord. 14-2016, 17, passed 3-27-2017]
"Day reporting center" means a facility that diverts prisoners and/or participants from a correctional facility to a reporting center that provides cognitive behavioral treatment, evidence-based programming and supervision by a probation officer and/or trained professional staff for less than 24 hours a day. The participants are court ordered to a day reporting for penal or correctional purposes, which include graduated sanctions and/or to support correctional/rehabilitative purposes; and their attendance is required to avoid traditional incarceration. The participants may participate in substance abuse, social rehabilitation and other counseling and treatment services, offender workforce development training, high school equivalency or higher educational programs, and other services deemed necessary by professional staff and the Common Pleas Court system. The facility may also serve parolees, probationers, offenders or participants in a diversionary program who are unemployed or underemployed upon release from prison, or who were court ordered to the facility as a condition of their bail on pending criminal charges.
[Ord. 14-2016, 17, passed 3-27-2017]
"Dense screen planting" means a landscaped barrier consisting of predominantly (80% or more) coniferous trees and shrubs, hedges, earth mounding, walls, or a combination thereof established at a minimum height of six feet. Such environmental buffer shall provide a solid, visual, noise and pollutant barrier between potentially incompatible uses. Dense screen plantings shall be at least five feet in width with irregularly spaced double or triple rows of plants and shrubs to obtain a dense, solid mass.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Dwelling unit" means a single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Dwellings" include the following:
(a) 
(1) 
"Boarding house" means a building, or part therein, other than a hotel, motel or rooming house, where meals, linen service and/or lodging are provided for compensation, whether direct or indirect.
(2) 
"Rooming house" means a building, or part therein, other than a hotel, motel or boarding house, in which sleeping rooms are available for hire as lodging, but without meals or linen service.
[Amended by Ord. 32-1994, 95 § 3, passed 2-27-1995]
(b) 
"Condominium dwelling" means a unit as defined under the applicable provisions of the Unit Property Act of Pennsylvania of July 3, 1963, P.L. 196 (68 P.S. 700.101 et seq.)[1] which has all of the following characteristics:
(1) 
The unit may be any permitted dwelling type.
(2) 
All or a portion of the exterior open space and any community interior spaces are owned and maintained in accordance with the Unit Property Act of Pennsylvania of July 3, 1963, P.L. 196 (68 P.S. 700.101 et seq.) and in accordance with the provisions for open space, roads or other development features as specified in this Zoning Ordinance.
[1]
Editor's Note: 68 P.S. §§ 700.101 to 700.805 were repealed by 1980, July 2, P.L. 286, No. 82, § 2, effective in 120 days. See now 68 Pa.C.S.A. § 3101 et seq.
(c) 
(1) 
"Efficiency unit" means a dwelling unit providing a sleeping area in combination with one or more other living areas within the dwelling unit. Such units shall contain an area of at least 400 square feet of habitable floor area; shared facilities (heat, electric, and plumbing) shall be prohibited.
(2) 
"Conversion apartment dwelling" means an increase in the number of dwelling units in an existing single-family dwelling.
[Amended by Ord. 33-1994, 95 § 2, 3, passed 2-27-1995]
(d) 
"Hotel" means an establishment where the public may for a consideration obtain sleeping accommodations with meals having at least six permanent bedrooms for the use of guests, a public dining room or rooms operated by the same management, and a kitchen, apart from the dining room or rooms, in which food is regularly prepared for the public.
(e) 
"Multi-family apartment house" means a building or portion thereof containing more than two dwelling units and not classified as a one- or two-family dwelling.
(f) 
"Row house (town house or attached dwelling)" means a dwelling occupied by one family, having two walls in common with adjoining single-family dwellings.
(g) 
"Single dwelling (one family)" means a detached dwelling unit for or occupied exclusively by one or more persons living as a single, nonprofit housekeeping unit.
(h) 
"Two-family dwelling or duplex dwelling" means any building under one roof (other than a semi-detached dwelling) designed or arranged for occupancy by two households living as families and with individual and separate complete living facilities and not exceeding three stories in height.
(i) 
"Semi-detached dwelling or twin dwelling" means a dwelling designed for occupancy by one family and being one of two dwelling units under the same roof, separated by a party-wall and having separate exits and entrances and no interior access between them, and not exceeding three stories in height.
[Ord. 8-1998, 99 § 1, passed 6-22-1998]
"Emergency shelter" means a home licensed and approved to provide temporary housing for one or more individuals who are otherwise homeless. An emergency shelter may include lodging and ancillary services available to both residents and nonresidents of the emergency shelter.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Family" means a collective body of two or more persons doing their own cooking and living together as a separate housekeeping unit in relationship based upon birth, marriage, adoption or other domestic bond.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Fences, walls and hedges" means a barrier made in whole or part of posts, wire, wood, metal, masonry or plant material which permanently or temporarily prohibits or inhibits unrestricted travel between properties or portions of properties or between public right of way and a property.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Gross floor area" means the floor area within the perimeter of the outside walls of the building under consideration, without deduction for hallways, stairs, closets, thickness of walls, columns or other features.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Flood Fringe (F-3)" means the portion of the one-hundred-year flood plain located outside the floodway and for which flood elevations have been determined.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Flood plain" means:
(a) 
A relatively flat or low land area adjoining a river, stream or watercourse, which is subject to partial or complete inundation of water;
(b) 
An area subject to the unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff of surface water from any source.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Flood plain zones" means the zoning districts that establish the bounds of the one-hundred-year flood plain as identified by the Federal Insurance Administrator so that necessary flood plain management control measures can be instituted in flood plain areas. These zones include the Approximated Flood Plain (F-1), Floodway (F-2) and Flood Fringe (F-3) Zone.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Floodway (F-2)" means that portion of the one-hundred-year flood plain including the channel of a river or other watercourse and the adjacent land areas which are required to carry and discharge the one-hundred-year flood where the activities permitted elsewhere in the flood plain zone shall not cumulatively increase the water surface elevation more than one foot at any given point. The detailed study of the regulatory flood provides specific flood profiles and allows for the delineation of both floodway and flood fringe areas within the bounds of the flood plain.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Approximated Flood Plain Zone (F-1)" means that flood plain area for which no specific flood profiles have been provided. Where the specific one-hundred-year flood elevation cannot be determined for this area using other sources of data such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Flood Plain Information Reports, U.S. Geological Survey Flood Prone Quadrangles, etc., the applicant for the proposed use, development and/or activity shall determine this elevation in accordance with hydrologic and hydraulic engineering techniques. Consideration shall be given to the methods specified by the U.S. Water Resource Council's Technical Bulletin No. 17. This elevation information shall be subject to review by the Municipality and other agencies that it shall designate such as the Corps of Engineers, the Department of Environmental Resources, a River Basin Commission, etc.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"One-hundred-year flood (regulatory flood)" means a flood that, on the average, is likely to occur once every 100 years, that is, that has a 1% chance of occurring each year, although the flood may occur in any year.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"One-hundred-year flood plain" means:
(a) 
The relatively flat or low land area adjoining a river, stream or watercourse, which is subject to partial or complete inundation on the average of once every 100 years; or
(b) 
An area subject to the unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff of surface water from any source on the average of once every 100 years.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Garage, private" means an enclosure or covered space for the storage of not more than three vehicles provided that no business, occupation or service is conducted for profit therein.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Garage, commercial" means an enclosed or covered space leased for the storage of vehicles, personal and household items and provided that no business, occupation or service is conducted for profit therein.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Grade, finished" means the completed surfaces of lawns, walks and roads brought to grades as shown on official plans or designs relating thereto.
[Ord. 8-1998, 99, passed 6-22-1998]
"Group home" means a home licensed and approved for use by individuals who are physically, developmentally or behaviorally disabled. Such disability shall include those which substantially limit one or more of such person's major life activities; a record of having such an impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment, but such term does not include the use of or addiction to a controlled substance.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Height of building" means the vertical distance measured from the main level of the ground surrounding the building to the highest point of the roof, but not including chimneys, spires, towers, elevator penthouses, tanks and similar projections.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Home occupation" means any gainful occupation or profession operated by a member of the immediate family residing on the premises, and where the business or profession is conducted wholly within the dwelling.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Hospital" means a place for the diagnosis, treatment of disease, or other care of humans and having facilities for inpatient and outpatient care.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Junk yard and/or recyclers" means any area and/or structure used or intended to be used for the conducting and operating of the business of selling, buying, recycling, storing or trading in used or discarded metal, glass, paper, cordage or any used or disabled fixtures, vehicles or equipment of any kind.
[Ord. 14-2016, 17, passed 3-27-2017]
"Landscaping" means changing, rearranging or adding to the vegetation or appearance of land to produce a visual, aesthetic or environmental effect appropriate to the use of the land. Landscaping may include reshaping the land by moving earth, as well as preserving the original vegetation or adding vegetation.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Linear block" means the distance between streets, as defined herein, not to include marginal access streets as also defined herein. If there is no street as defined in Section 1303.64, then the linear block would be between the street and the terminus. Where the linear block as defined cannot be applied and the building is to be demolished or reconstructed within one year, and where the present setbacks are nonconforming, the setbacks for the new structure shall be determined by using the established building line prior to demolition.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot" means a tract or parcel of land, regardless of size, held in single or joint ownership, not necessarily as a lot or lots shown, on a duly recorded map, which is occupied or capable of being occupied by buildings, structures and accessory buildings, including such open spaces as are arranged, designed or required.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot area" means an area of land which is determined by the limits of the property line bounding that area and expressed in terms of square feet or access. Any portion of a lot included in a street right-of-way shall not be included in calculating lot area.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot, corner" means a lot at the point of intersection of and abutting on two or more intersecting streets, and which has an interior angle of less than 135° at the intersection of the two street lines.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot frontage" means a property line or portion thereof which is co-existent with a street line.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot interior" means a lot other than a corner lot, the sides of which do not abut a street.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot line" means any line dividing a lot from another lot, street or parcel.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot through" means an interior lot having frontage on two parallel or approximately parallel streets.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Lot width" means the width of the lot between side lot lines at the front building line as prescribed by the front yard regulations.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Mobile home" means a transportable, single family dwelling intended for permanent occupancy, office or place of assembly contained in one unit, or in two units designed to be joined into one integral unit capable of again being separated for repeated towing, which arrives at a site complete and ready for occupancy except for minor and incidental unpacking and assembly operations, and constructed so that it may be used without a permanent foundation.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Mobile home park" means any space, however designated, that is occupied or designated for occupancy by one or more mobile homes where spaces are rented but not sold.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Mobile home subdivision" means an area designed exclusively for mobile homes where lots are not rented but sold.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Motel" means a series of attached rental units, normally one or two story structures, with individual entrances from the exterior of the building to each unit, operated as a business for the purpose of providing lodging to transient guests. An office and single dwelling unit may be included as secondary uses in conjunction with the operation of a motel. The term "motel" includes buildings designated as tourist courts, tourist cabins, motor lodges and similar terms.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Nonconforming lot" means a lot of record, existing at the time of the passage of this Zoning Ordinance, or any amendments thereto, which does not have the minimum width or contain the minimum area for the zone in which it is located and is not abutted or adjoined by any other land owned by the same owner.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Nonconforming sign" means a sign which does not conform to the regulation of the district in which it is located.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Nonconforming structure or building" means a structure or building, or part thereof, which at the time of the enactment of this Zoning Ordinance or any subsequent amendments thereto, does not comply with the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance or such amendments, with respect to restrictions on area, lot coverage, height, yards, location on the lot or other similar requirements.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Nonconforming use" means a use, whether of land, building or structure, which does not comply with the applicable use provisions of this Zoning Ordinance, or subsequent amendments thereto, where such use was lawfully in existence at the time of the enactment of this Zoning Ordinance or such amendments.
[Ord. 8-1998, 99 § 1, passed 6-22-1998]
"Nursing home" means a home licensed and approved to provide full-time nursing or intermediate convalescent or chronic care services to individuals who, by reason of advanced age, chronic illness or infirmity are unable to care for themselves.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Open space" means the unoccupied space open to the sky on the same lot with a building or buildings.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1996]
"Parking space" means the space within a building or on a lot or parking lot, for the free and unrestricted parking or storage of one automobile.
[Ord. 8-1998, 99, passed 6-22-1998]
"Personal care home" means a home licensed and approved to provide food, shelter, personal assistance or supervision for a period exceeding 24 consecutive hours for more than three adults who are not relatives of the operator and who require assistance or supervision in matters such dressing, bathing, diet or medication prescribed for self-administration, but who do not require hospitalization or care in skilled nursing or intermediate care homes.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Premises" means any lot, parcel or tract of land and any building constructed thereon.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Private road" means a legally established right of way, other than a street, which provides the primary vehicular access to a lot.
[Ord. 8-1998, 99, passed 6-22-1998]
"Professional and business offices" means an occupancy where the primary function is the rendering of professional services including but not limited to legal and medical practice, accounting, insurance, real estate and similar services.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Restaurant" means a public eating place where food is prepared on the premises and customarily consumed either in the building or taken off the premises. At least 25% of the structure's first floor area shall be devoted to dining facilities. Restaurant does not include a "Drive In Restaurant".
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Satellite receiving station" means a device used primarily for receiving audio visual signals transmitted from earth orbiting satellites.
[Ord. 14-2016, 17, passed 3-27-2017]
"Screen planting" means a landscaped planting consisting of a mixture of coniferous trees or shrubs, shade trees, ornamental trees or shrubs, earth mounding, hedges, or a combination thereof established at a minimum height of six feet. Such planting shall separate and protect uses from noise, odor and dust, as well as moderating the effects of winter winds and summer heat. Screen plantings shall be at least three feet in width with regularly spaced trees and shrubs to obtain a pervious, moderately dense planting.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Sign" includes any writing (including letter, word or numeral); pictorial representation (including illustration or decoration); emblem (including device, symbol or trademark); or any other device of similar character which:
(a) 
Is a structure or manner represented on a building or other structure;
(b) 
Is used to announce, direct attention to, or to advertise; and
(c) 
Is visible from the outside of a building.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Solar energy system" means any system, design, assembly or device which is used to collect, store and distribute energy derived from the sun for the purpose of heating or cooling the interior spaces of buildings or for heating water or for generating electricity. Solar energy systems may include but are not limited to solar collectors, solar reflectors, heat storage tanks, south facing double glazed window walls, attached south facing greenhouses utilizing double glazing, and architectural overhangs for blocking sunlight in south facing windows.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Special exception" means a use which by virtue of its own peculiar characteristics may be permitted in particular areas only after review, public hearing and approval by the Zoning Hearing Board.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Story" means that portion of a building included between the surface of any floor and the surface of the floor next above it, or if there be no floor above it, then the space between any floor and the ceiling next above it. A story does not include a cellar.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Street" means a public thoroughfare or private road which affords primary vehicular access to abutting properties.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Street (marginal access)" means a public thoroughfare or private road which is less than 20 feet in width. Side yard regulations for yards abutting marginal access streets are the same as those indicated for interior lots.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Street line" means the dividing line between the street right-of-way line and the lot. Also known as the street lot line.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Subdivision" means a division or redivision of a lot, tract or parcel of land by any means into two or more lots, tracts or parcels, or other division of land, including changes in existing lot lines for the purpose whether immediate or future, of lease, transfer of ownership or building or lot development provided, however, that the subdivision by lease of land for agricultural purposes into parcels of more than 10 acres not involving any new street or easement of access or residential dwellings, shall be exempted.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Take out restaurant" means any use which provides take-out food and/or drink and does not have provisions for serving customers on premises.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Use" means the specific purpose for which land or a building is designated, arranged or intended, or for which it is or may be occupied or maintained.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Utility building" means a small building used for the storage of accessory items such as bicycles, lawn mowers and equipment and gardening tools; providing such building shall not exceed 160 square feet and 10 feet in height.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Variance" means the Zoning Hearing Board's authorized departure to a minor degree from the text of this Zoning Ordinance in direct regard to a hardship peculiar to an individual lot in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Zoning Ordinance.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Yard" means a required open space, unoccupied by a structure; provided however, that fences, walls, posts, trees, lawn furniture and other customary yard accessories are permitted in any yard subject to height limitations and requirements limiting obstruction of visibility.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Yard, front" means yard provided between the front property line and a line drawn parallel thereto, at such distance therefrom as may be specified herein for any district, and extending for the full width of the lot. For purposes of the lot, area and bulk requirements, the front yard setback applies to corner lot side yards.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Yard, rear" means an open unoccupied space, open to the sky, between the rear property line and a line drawn parallel thereto at such distance therefrom as may be specified herein for any district, and extending for the full width of the lot.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Yard, side" means an open unoccupied space, open to the sky, between the side property line and a line drawn parallel thereto at such distance therefrom as may be specified herein for any district, and extending the full depth of the lot.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Zoning Officer (Zoning Administrative Official)" means the agent or official designated by the Mayor and Council to enforce the Zoning Ordinance of the City.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Zoning Hearing Board" shall consist of five residents of the City appointed by Council.
[Ord. 27-1986, 87, passed 10-27-1986]
"Zoning permit" means a permit stating that the purpose for which a building or land is to be used is in conformity with the uses permitted and all other requirements of this Zoning Ordinance for the zone in which it is located or to be located.