Township of Upper Hanover, PA
Montgomery County
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[Amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-01; 6-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-04]
For the purposes of this chapter, Upper Hanover Township is hereby divided into the zoning districts listed herein. These are shown on the Upper Hanover Township Zoning Map, as amended, which is hereby made a part of this chapter. The Zoning Map and all notations, references and other data thereon shall be as much a part of this chapter as if fully described herein.[1]
R-1
Agricultural-Low Density Residential District
R-2
Medium Density Residential District
R-3
High Density Residential District
VCR
Village Commercial/Residential District
CB
Commercial Business District
LIC 1 and 2
Light Industrial and Limited Commercial District
LI
Light Industrial District
OS
Outdoor Storage and Intensive Commercial/Industrial District
[1]
Editor's Note: The Zoning Map, as amended, is on file in the Township offices.
[Amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-01]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following overlay districts are applied over the mapped districts listed in § 500-1100 herein. These districts serve the intent and purposes identified in the individual overlay districts, which relate primarily to the prevention of hazards and degradation of the natural environment as well as protection of environmental amenities.
AZ
Airport Zoning Overlay District
FPC
Floodplain Conservation Overlay District
SS
Steep Slope Conservation Overlay District
RCCO
Riparian Corridor Conservation Overlay District
[Amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-01]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following additional regulations apply to specific land uses that are permitted in the zoning districts listed in § 500-1101 herein:
Institutional (I) Regulations
Open Space and Outdoor Recreation Regulations
Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling Regulations
Nonagricultural Uses for Agricultural Buildings
[Amended 2-13-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-01]
The boundaries of districts listed in § 500-1100 herein are shown on the Zoning Map and are intended to follow one or more of the following:
A. 
Center lines of streets, utility company rights-of-way, railroad rights-of-way, and/or extensions thereof.
B. 
Property lines, municipal boundary lines, and/or extensions thereof.
C. 
Center lines of creeks shown on the Map.
D. 
Extensions of the lines listed in Subsections A through C above shall be dimensioned on the Zoning Map.
E. 
Where zoning district boundaries appear to follow one or more of the above criteria, they shall be considered to follow those criteria. Any question of boundary determination shall be resolved by the Zoning Officer, who may seek the advice of the Township's Planning Commission.
When federal- or state-owned property is included in one or more zoning districts, it shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter only insofar as permitted by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.