Town of McCandless, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 741, passed 7-3-1978]
The purpose of the C-3 District is primarily to recognize the existing pattern of commercial development along major highways. A wide variety of commercial uses are permitted and are listed in Section 1341.01.
[Ord. 741, passed 7-3-1978; Ord. 818, passed 5-18-1981; Ord. 961, passed 9-28-1987; Ord. 1004, passed 3-27-1989; Ord. 1127, passed 8-22-1994]
The required standards are:
Gross lot area
20,000 square feet min.
Lot width at building line
100 feet min.
Front yard depth:
Abutting R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, and R-5 Districts and streets abutting such Districts
100 feet min.
Abutting all other zoning districts and/or a street
60 feet min.
Rear yard depth and/or side yard width:
Abutting R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4 and R-5 Districts And streets abutting such Districts
100 feet min.
Abutting all other zoning districts
10 feet min.
Abutting all other streets
50 feet min.
Bufferyards, as described in Section 1314.04.
Adjacent to residential districts and street Rights of way abutting these districts
Bufferyard G.
Adjacent to all other street rights of way
Bufferyard D.
Adjacent to commercial and institutional
As stated in Section 1314.04
35 feet max.
Coverage based on gross area
25% max.
In the event the zoning classification of any C-3 Highway Commercial District property is changed to R-1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, the change shall not impose any more stringent set-back requirements upon any abutting C-3 properties. The depth or set-back requirements as to front yard, rear yard or side yard of the abutting C-3 properties shall remain as set forth in subsections (c) and (d) hereof, as though the C-3 properties still abutted a zoning district other than R-1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, that is the required front yard depth would still be 60 feet and the required rear yard or side yard depths would still be 10 feet abutting all zoning districts and 50 feet abutting all streets.
[Ord. 741, passed 7-3-1978]
Access shall be from an arterial or collector road.
Editor's Note: Pursuant to Resolution 8-2007 Town Council has created Streetscape Planting and Greenspace development standards along both sides of Route 19 to improve the visual and pedestrian friendly qualities of the Route 19 corridor within the "Boulevard District." Copies are on file at Town Hall.