Township of East Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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Table of Contents
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A. 
Permitted uses. Uses are permitted by right, as special exceptions, and as conditional uses in Institutional Districts in accordance with § 200-45.
B. 
Special exception uses. The Zoning Hearing Board is authorized to grant special exceptions for uses specified in § 200-45 for applications meeting the following criteria:
(1) 
The use shall not generate high levels of vehicular traffic, or noise, noxious odors, air pollution, or glare.
(2) 
The manner, location, and hours of operations and of deliveries to the premises shall be compatible with the daily cycle of active and quiet periods associated with any adjacent residential uses.
C. 
Conditional uses. The Board of Supervisors is authorized to grant conditional uses for uses specified in § 200-45 in accordance with Article XVII, §§ 200-109, 200-110 and 200-111.
D. 
Accessory uses. Accessory uses are permitted in accordance with Article XIV.
E. 
Off-street parking and loading. Off-street parking and loading shall be provided in accordance with Article XII.
F. 
Buffers. Buffers shall be provided in accordance with Article XI.
G. 
Signs. Signs shall be in accordance with § 200-82A.
[Amended 1-13-2010 by Ord. No. 221-2010]
H. 
Sewer and water facilities. All development in Institutional Districts shall be served by central water and sanitary sewer facilities acceptable to the Board of Supervisors and subject to the approval of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection or its successor agency and the appropriate municipal authority providing water or sewer facilities.
I. 
Performance standards. Any activity or use in Institutional Districts shall comply with the performance standards of Article II.
J. 
Natural and landscaped areas. All portions of a tract not occupied by buildings and required improvements shall be maintained as landscaped areas consisting of natural environmental features and/or planted vegetation.
K. 
Permanent open spaces: design standards. Permanent open space to be provided in accordance with certain sections of this article shall comply with the design standards and other requirements for permanent open space contained in Article V.
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Editor's Note: The Table of Permitted Uses for Institutional Districts is included at the end of this chapter.
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Editor's Note: The Table of Development Standards for Institutional Districts is included at the end of this chapter.
A. 
Intent. The intent of the INS Institutional District is to provide appropriate locations and development standards for a wide range of types of institutions. Uses in this District may expect employees and clients from throughout the region; suitable locations for these uses should be limited to sites on arterial and major collector roads, easily accessible to regional highways.
B. 
Permitted uses. Uses are permitted by right, as special exceptions, and as conditional uses in INS Institutional Districts in accordance with § 200-45.
C. 
Development standards. Uses shall occur in accordance with the standards of § 200-46.
A. 
Intent. The intent of the NS Neighborhood Schools District is to provide appropriate locations and development standards for public elementary and high schools and neighborhood-oriented schools similar in function and curriculum to public elementary and high schools where more intensive or more general use would be undesirable. The regulations that apply within the District provide for institutions of limited size that primarily serve nearby residents, affording opportunities for pedestrian access to local services and minimizing vehicular trips. Development in this District is intended to be compatible with that in adjacent residential areas.
B. 
Permitted uses. Uses are permitted by right, as special exceptions, and as conditional uses in NS Neighborhood Schools Districts in accordance with § 200-45.
C. 
Development standards. Uses shall occur in accordance with the standards of § 200-46.
A. 
Intent. The intent of the C Cemeteries District is to provide appropriate locations and development standards for interment of the remains of humans and small domestic animals.
B. 
Permitted uses. Uses are permitted by right, as special exceptions, and as conditional uses in C Cemeteries Districts in accordance with § 200-45.
C. 
Development standards. Uses shall occur in accordance with the standards of § 200-46.
D. 
Additional development standard for crematoriums. The minimum tract area for a crematorium shall be five acres.