Borough of Wilkinsburg, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Wilkinsburg 8-7-2013 by Ord. No. 2912.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 9, Art. I.
Building construction — See Ch. 121.
Uniform Construction Code — See Ch. 128.
Drilling and mining — See Ch. 138.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 191.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 229.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 232.
260a Table 10 260b Table 11
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 260, Zoning, adopted 5-15-2002 by Ord. No. 2670.
Article I General Provisions

§ 260-101 Title.

§ 260-102 Statutory authority.

§ 260-103 Interpretation.

§ 260-104 Purpose.

§ 260-105 Community development objectives.

§ 260-106 General compliance.

§ 260-107 Applicability to Borough uses, buildings and facilities.

Article II Definitions

§ 260-201 Word usage.

§ 260-202 Definitions.

Article III District Regulations

§ 260-301 Establishment of districts.

§ 260-302 Base zoning districts.

§ 260-303 Overlay zoning districts.

§ 260-304 New zoning districts.

§ 260-305 Official Zoning Map.

§ 260-306 Zoning district boundaries.

§ 260-307 Zoning district allowable uses.

§ 260-308 R-1S Larger-Lot Single-Family Residential District.

§ 260-309 R-1 Single-Family Residential District.

§ 260-310 R-2 One- and Two-Family Residential District.

§ 260-311 R-3 MFR Multifamily Residential District.

§ 260-312 MU Mixed-Use Residential District.

§ 260-313 CBD Central Business District.

§ 260-314 C-1 Auto-Oriented Commercial District.

§ 260-315 INST Institutional District.

§ 260-316 IND Industrial District.

§ 260-317 TOD Transit-Oriented Development District Overlay.

§ 260-318 Table of Authorized Principal Uses.

§ 260-319 Accessory uses and structures.

Article IV Standards and Criteria for Special Exceptions and Conditional Uses

§ 260-401 Conditional uses.

§ 260-402 Conditional use procedure for approval.

§ 260-403 Special exceptions.

§ 260-404 Special exception procedure for approval.

§ 260-405 General standards for all conditional uses and special exceptions.

§ 260-406 Express specific standards for specified uses, conditional uses and special exceptions.

§ 260-406.1 Adaptive reuse.

§ 260-406.2 Adult businesses.

§ 260-406.3 Agriculture activities.

§ 260-406.4 Assisted living facility.

§ 260-406.5 Automobile service and repair.

§ 260-406.6 Bed-and-breakfast.

§ 260-406.7 Community centers.

§ 260-406.8 Conversion dwelling units.

§ 260-406.9 Day-care center; home-based day care.

§ 260-406.10 Drive-through facilities.

§ 260-406.11 Gas station.

§ 260-406.12 Group home.

§ 260-406.13 Heliports.

§ 260-406.14 Home occupations.

§ 260-406.15 Large solar energy production facilities.

§ 260-406.16 Large wind energy production facility.

§ 260-406.17 Medical clinics.

§ 260-406.18 Methadone treatment facility.

§ 260-406.19 Mobile home park.

§ 260-406.20 Nightclub.

§ 260-406.21 Nursing home; assisted living facility; personal care home.

§ 260-406.22 Oil or gas well; natural gas compressor station; natural gas processing plant.

§ 260-406.23 Outdoor advertising sign (billboard).

§ 260-406.24 Place of worship.

§ 260-406.25 Restaurant.

§ 260-406.26 Rooming/boarding house.

§ 260-406.27 Schools (public and private).

§ 260-406.28 Small solar energy systems.

§ 260-406.29 Small wind energy system.

§ 260-406.30 Solid waste facilities (transfer stations, incinerators, landfill).

§ 260-406.31 Tavern or bar.

§ 260-406.32 Telecommunications facilities.

§ 260-406.33 Urban agriculture, limited (no animals).

§ 260-406.34 Urban agriculture, accessory use.

§ 260-406.35 Uses not listed.

Article V Supplemental Regulations

§ 260-501 Screening and landscaping.

§ 260-502 Lighting requirements.

§ 260-503 Fences and walls.

§ 260-504 Floodplains.

§ 260-505 Performance standards.

§ 260-506 Temporary construction trailers.

§ 260-507 Outdoor storage.

§ 260-508 Permitted projections into yards.

§ 260-509 Utilities.

Article VI Parking

§ 260-601 Purpose.

§ 260-602 Parking ratios generally.

§ 260-603 Minimum parking ratios.

§ 260-604 Parking dimensions and surface requirements.

§ 260-605 Parking lot layout.

§ 260-606 Accessible parking requirements.

§ 260-607 Turnarounds.

§ 260-608 Location.

§ 260-609 Required parking spaces.

§ 260-610 Off-street loading and unloading.

Article VII Signs

§ 260-701 Purpose.

§ 260-702 Applicability.

§ 260-703 Types of signs.

§ 260-704 Prohibited and exempt signs.

§ 260-705 Determining sign area and height.

§ 260-706 Permitted signs in residential districts; conditions.

§ 260-707 Permitted signs in all nonresidential districts; conditions.

§ 260-708 General regulations.

§ 260-709 Outdoor advertising signs.

Article VIII Planned Residential Development

§ 260-801 Purpose.

§ 260-802 Procedure for approval.

§ 260-803 Standards for planned residential developments (PRDs).

Article IX Nonconforming Uses, Structures, and Lots

§ 260-901 Purpose.

§ 260-902 Nonconforming use.

§ 260-903 Nonconforming buildings or structures.

§ 260-904 Nonconforming lots of record.

§ 260-905 Nonconforming signs.

§ 260-906 Registration of nonconformity.

Article X Administration and Enforcement

§ 260-1001 Applicability.

§ 260-1002 Repairs and maintenance.

§ 260-1003 Authorization of types of uses.

§ 260-1004 Permits required.

§ 260-1005 Enforcement.

§ 260-1006 Causes of action.

§ 260-1007 Enforcement remedies; violations and penalties.

§ 260-1008 Fees.

§ 260-1009 Amendments.

§ 260-1010 Zoning Officer.

Article XI Zoning Hearing Board

§ 260-1101 Membership.

§ 260-1102 Election of officers; conduct; procedure.

§ 260-1103 Expenditures; fees.

§ 260-1104 Powers and functions.

§ 260-1105 Public hearing procedures.

§ 260-1106 Decisions.

§ 260-1107 Standards for review of variance requests.

§ 260-1108 Standards for review of special exception requests.

§ 260-1109 Appeals to court.