City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Ord. No. 7-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
These regulations, rules and standards for planning, subdividing and developing land within the City of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, including procedures for application and administration, and penalties for the violation thereof, shall be known, cited and referred to as the "Subdivision and Land Development Regulations for the City of Lebanon" and in short are referred to herein as "these regulations."
[Ord. No. 7-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
The general purpose of these regulations shall be to guide and regulate the planning, subdividing and development of land in order to promote and protect the public health, safety, convenience, comfort, prosperity and general welfare of the residents of the City of Lebanon.
[Ord. No. 7-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
(a) 
It is intended that the provisions of these regulations shall be applied to achieve the following objectives:
(1) 
Orderly development of the land to obtain harmonious and stable neighborhoods; and
(2) 
Safe and convenient vehicular and pedestrian circulation; and
(3) 
Adequate and economical provisions for utilities and public services to conserve the public funds; and
(4) 
Ample public open spaces for schools, recreational and other public purposes; and
(5) 
Accurate surveying of land, preparing and recording of plats; and
(6) 
Discouraging of premature, uneconomical or scattered subdivisions; and
(7) 
Maximizing conservation of all forms of energy; and
(8) 
Stormwater management, by reducing stream erosion and maintaining natural stormwater runoff characteristics; and
(9) 
Coordination of land development in accordance with the Zoning Code, Comprehensive Plan and other plans of the City.
[Ord. No. 7-2014, 15, passed 11-24-2014]
(a) 
No subdivision or land development of any lot, tract or parcel of land located in the City shall be effected, and no street, sanitary sewer, storm sewer as outlined in Article 1382, water main or other facilities in connection therewith shall be laid out, constructed, opened or dedicated for public use or travel, until a preliminary subdivision plan has been approved by the Mayor in the manner prescribed herein and recorded, nor otherwise used except in strict accordance with the provisions of these regulations.
(b) 
No lot in a subdivision may be sold; no permit to erect, alter or repair any building upon land in a subdivision or land development may be issued; and no building may be erected in a subdivision or land development, unless a final subdivision plan has been approved and recorded, and until construction of the improvements required in connection therewith has been guaranteed in the manner prescribed herein.